Candied Cranberries

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups sugar, plus about 1 more cup to roll the cranberries in
1 3/4 cups water
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp orange liquor - or orange extract, coconut is also delicious
1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries

Preparation

1
Combine the 2 1/2 cups sugar, water, vanilla and other flavoring choices into a heavy bottom saucepan.
2
Heat over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved, do not let the mixture boil!
3
Once the sugar is fully dissolved turn off the heat and remove the pan from the heat.
4
Wash the cranberries and pour them into a large bowl. Pour the syrup over the cranberries and place a heavy plate on the cranberries to keep them submerged.
5
Refrigerate for 2-12 hours, depending on how sweet your want your cranberries.
6
Once you have reached desired sweetness, drain the cranberries (reserving the syrup for another use) and roll the cranberries in the reserved 1 cup sugar until fully covered.
7
Store covered in the refrigerator until all gone!

 



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Other Names:

Candy Cranberries

Yield:

1 lb candied cranberries

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Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 11:23pm

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