Sugared Cranberries

Have you ever had a sugared cranberry in your cosmo? ‘Tis the season! These sugared sweets would even sit well in a glass of bubbles, a mocktail, or a garnish on a dessert table/plate. Jackie promises it’s worth it!


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1.5 cups of sugar, separated
  • 1 cup water


  • In a small saucepan, bring the water and 3/4 cup of sugar to a simmer, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat
  • Add cranberries to the syrup and pour cranberries and syrup into a container with a tight fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator overnight
  • The next day, lay out a sheet of parchment paper. Strain the cranberries in a sieve. Toss the remaining 3/4 cup of sugar on the cranberries and place the cranberries on the parchment paper to dry for a few hours
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge

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