clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon facebook facebook icon print print icon squares squares icon
Sugar Cranberries

Sugar Cranberries

  • Author: KrazyKitchenMom
  • Prep Time: Overnight
  • Total Time: Overnight
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


Tart and sweet sugar cranberries.



  • 3/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar – separated by 1/2 cup for simple syrup and 1 cup for dusting
  • 1/2 cup water


Overnight preparation:

  1. In a saucepan, heat water and 1/2 cup sugar until the sugar is dissolved; making a simple syrup.
  2. Remove from heat and add cranberries.
  3. Let sit them sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer liquid and cranberries into a jar or a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight.

For sugar dusting preparation:

  1. Strain cranberries and place them on a wire rack over a sheet pan for 2 hours to dry.
  2. Add 1 cup of sugar to a bowl.
  3. Add cranberries and coat liberally with sugar.
  4. Return cranberries to a wire rack or a layer of parchment paper until dry.
  • Category: dessert/garnish