Candied Cranberries

Candied Cranberries


  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2 ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/3 cup orange juice


  • . Combine cranberries, sugar and both juices in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook over medium high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Turn heat down and simmer mixture, stirring occasionally, for approximately 9 minutes and at most 14 minutes or until cranberries are softened but still are holding their shape.
  • Remove from heat and pour mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Set over a medium sized, heatproof bowl.
  • Pour cranberries into a bowl and allow to cool.
  • Allow the syrup to cool.
  • Use candied cranberries in any of your favorite recipes. You can use the syrup as a glaze or over any ice cream or cake. The syrup is also great in mixed drinks or to sweeten tea.


Makes approximately 2 1/3 cups