EASY Sugared Cranberries

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on!

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These are the best holiday treat EVER!  If you have never made these, then you are definitely missing out.  My family just doesn’t like these EASY sugared cranberries, they LOVE them!

The sugar dries and makes a hard sugar coat on the outside and when you bite into them you get a little pop of juice and it so good!  My son says, “It’s so satisfying!”.  He gets mad when he bites down and the cranberry has already popped!

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I literally see these in the refrigerator and I can’t help but snack on them.

I don’t know about you, but I always have a bag or two of cranberries in my freezer.  If I think about it, I stock up on the fresh when they have sales during the holidays.  If I miss it, then I can find frozen ones at the grocery store.  I had to call around, but they had it at Harris Teeter here in North Carolina.

EASY Sugared Cranberries

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on!

Check out some more recipes I have with cranberries!

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on!

Easy Sugared Cranberries

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on!
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Keyword cranberries
Servings 4
Author Holly- Keeping Life Sane

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar divided
  • 2 cups cranberries

Instructions

  • Add water and 1 cup sugar to pot and heat on medium until it begins to simmer.  Take off heat.
  • Add 2 cups cranberries to pot and stir.
  • Cover and let sit in refrigerator for 2 hours (or more).
  • Place 1/2 cup sugar in bowl.
  • Get a few cranberries from syrup using slotted spoon.  Drain liquid and add cranberries to sugar. Coat well.
  • Place on baking sheet and back in refrigerator for 2 hours or until ready to serve.

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