Peggy Sue's Candied Spiked Cranberry Sauce

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Peggy Sue Ross

By
@peggysueross

A grown-up version of a whole berry sauce.

You can vary this recipie in several ways: use your favorite spirit or liqueur (such as brandy), add toasted nuts (walnuts or pecans), add dried fruits (orange rind or mango), etc.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5 1/2 Cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3
(12 oz) bags of fresh or frozen cranberries
3 c
sugar
1/2 c
grand marnier (orange liqueur & brandy blend)

How to Make Peggy Sue's Candied Spiked Cranberry Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Rinse cranberries and discard any soft berries or stems, leaves, etc.
  • 3Lightly grease 2 jellyroll (15 x 10 x 1)pans.
  • 4Arrange cranberries in a single layer amongst the two pans.
  • 5Sprinkle sugar evenly over cranberries in each pan.
  • 6Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  • 7Bake for 1 hour, switch oven racks after 30 minutes to ensure even baking.
  • 8Spoon cranberries into large serving bowl.
  • 9Add Grand Marnier (it will sizzle slightly). Let cool.
  • 10Serve at room temperature or chill. Keeps refrigerated up to one week.

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About Peggy Sue's Candied Spiked Cranberry Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegan
Other Tag: Quick & Easy