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peggy sue's candied spiked cranberry sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Peggy Sue Ross
Springfield, VA

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.

(1 rating)
yield 5 1/2 Cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For peggy sue's candied spiked cranberry sauce

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

How To Make peggy sue's candied spiked cranberry sauce

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