Sugared Cranberries

Sugared Cranberries are so beautiful when added to a holiday dessert. Make them a day ahead to allow them to dry.

Preparation 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 0:10
Serves 3 cups     adjust servings


  • 2 C sugar, divided
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1 (12oz) bag fresh cranberries


  1. Combine ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water in a saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cranberries and give a stir to make sure all are coated and wet.
  2. Transfer to a wire rack with a slotted spoon and allow to dry and become tacky. Should take about an hour.
  3. Gradually roll a few cranberries at a time in the remaining sugar until they are well coated. Leave them overnight to dry completely.


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