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These sugared cranberries will WOW your holiday crowd. They are not only beautiful, but they are also the perfect combination of tart and sweet. Or sweet and tart. Oh, and they are super easy to make! Get the recipe...

Sugared Cranberries

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Author Holly Bertone | Pink Fortitude


  • 1/2 + 1/4 Cup Cane Sugar Organic preferred
  • 1/2 Cup Water or Orange Juice
  • 1 Cup Fresh Cranberries


  1. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and water (or OJ) in a small saucepan.

  2. Bring to a simmer on medium heat and whisk until the sugar is dissolved.

  3. Meanwhile, place a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet.

  4. Remove from heat and gently stir in the cranberries.

  5. Let sit for 5-10 minutes.

  6. Strain the cranberries in a small colander.

  7. Carefully place the cranberries on the parchment paper and ensure they are separated.

  8. Dry at room temperature for 45 minutes (or a few minutes more if needed).

  9. Place the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar in a bowl.

  10. Roll the cranberries several at a time in the sugar to coat