How to Make Frosted Cranberries

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I recently made these frosted cranberries to garnish my frosted cranberry vodka cocktail. They were so easy to make and really set off my drink. They are handy for garnishing a lot of different things, from cakes to cocktails. Here’s how to make frosted cranberries.

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How to Make Frosted Cranberries

To make these, you’ll need-

  • 12 oz. package of cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup water

To get started, line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and set it aside. Then, add 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water to a deep skillet.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

Heat over medium heat, until mixture simmers and sugar is heated and dissolved.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

Remove from the heat, add cranberries. Stir to coat cranberries. Use a slotted spoon to drain the excess sugar mixture off the cranberries, and layer them evenly on the parchment paper.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

Give the cranberries an hour or so to dry. Once dry, in a medium-sized bowl, add remaining 1 ½ cups of sugar.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

Add a spoonful of cranberries at a time, tossing them in the sugar.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

Using a slotted spoon again, sift them from the sugar and put them onto a fresh sheet of parchment paper.

How to Make Frosted Cranberries

For a printable version of this recipe, see below.

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Yield: 1 batch

Frosted Cranberries

Frosted Cranberries

Frosted cranberries for garnishing cocktails or decorating cakes!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. package of cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

    1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
    2. In a shallow pan, add ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water.
    3. Heat over medium heat, until mixture simmers and sugar is heated and dissolved.
    4. Remove from the heat, add cranberries.
    5. Stir to coat cranberries.
    6. Use a slotted spoon to drain the excess sugar mixture off the cranberries, and layer them evenly on the parchment paper.
    7. Give the cranberries an hour or so to dry.
    8. Once dry, in a medium sized bowl, add remaining 1 ½ cups of sugar.
    9. Add a spoonful of cranberries at a time, tossing them in the sugar.
    10. Using a slotted spoon again, sift them from the sugar and put them onto a fresh sheet of parchment paper.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

5 cranberries

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 30

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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