My Favorite Cranberries

cassie thornburg


Until I tasted this recipe, I never knew that Cranberries had such amazing and intense flavor! The best part is that you can (and should) make these a couple days in advance of eating them, which makes preparing for Thanksgiving a bit less stressful).

These are the most delicious Cranberries you'll ever eat.


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
5 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 3
    whole cloves
  • 3
    whole allspice
  • 2 stick
    cinnamon (3 inch)
  • 1
    bag of cranberries (12 oz)
  • ·
    zest of one orange

How to Make My Favorite Cranberries


  1. Bring sugar, water, cloves, allspice and cinnamon sticks to a boil in a 4 quart saucepan.
  2. Cook, stirring, until syrup is clear, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add cranberries and cook just until they begin to pop, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, add orange zest and cool. Keep in refrigerator at least 3 days before serving.

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