Sugared Cranberries

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Tart cranberries, bathed in sugar syrup, then dusted in sparkling sugar.  Tasty and a beautiful garnish.

Sugared Cranberries

 How many of you are making cranberries for Thanksgiving tomorrow?  If you love cranberries, I urge you to save a few and try these sugared cranberries!

Sugared Cranberries

 That have a perfect crunch into a tart center surrounded by that dusting of sweet sugar.

Sugared Cranberries

I love how they look like they have frost all over them.

Sugared Cranberries

Make a simple syrup from sugar and water, toss the cranberries in it, let them set for one hour.  Gently toss them in granulated sugar.

Use as a garnish or fun sweet-tart treat.

Sugared Cranberries

Yield: 3 cups

Sugared Cranberries

Sugared Cranberries in a white serving dish

Tart cranberries, bathed in sugar syrup, then dusted in sparkling sugar. Tasty and a beautiful garnish.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 (12oz) package fresh cranberries
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup water


In a saucepan over medium heat dissolve 1 cup sugar into 1 cup water. Remove from heat.

Toss cranberries in the sugar-water until coated. Drain excess liquid.

Spread onto a rack to set for 1 hour.

Toss in remaining sugar to coat. Dry for 1 hour.

Tasty and make a beautiful garnish!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 662Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 171gFiber: 1gSugar: 168gProtein: 0g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.

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  1. Whoa,, what a fabulous way to eat cranberries! I’m making this for Thanksgiving this year and boy will it surprise my entire family.

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