Easy Sugared  Cranberries

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Sugared cranberries are easy to make requiring only 2 ingredients.   This recipe makes 3 cups of beautiful, tart, sweet berries.

These fresh tart cranberries, coated in sweet sugar, are surprisingly delicious. Sometimes called candied or frosted cranberries, they have a burst of flavour and can be eaten as is, just like candy, or can be used to add a pop of colour to many holiday recipes.

Use these cranberries to garnish your favourite holiday cocktails.


They can be used to add colour and decoration to delicious desserts.



Make a simple syrup with a one to one ratio of sugar and water.  Heat the water to dissolve the sugar.  Add the berries to coat, then remove with a slotted spoon.

Make simple Syrup


Let the berries dry on a baking sheet until they are sticky, then move the berries to a bowl and add the sugar.  Toss to coat.

Coat with Sugar


Move the sugared cranberries to a parchment-lined baking sheet.  Allow them to dry for about 30 minutes before moving to an airtight container for storage.

Let the  Berries Dry

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