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Sugared Cranberries

This Sugared Cranberry Recipe is so super simple, requiring just 2 ingredients. You will find them both tangy and sweet, perfect for snacking or garnishing your holiday treats.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Sugared Cranberries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 284kcal
Author Jen


  • 2 cup Sugar divided
  • 1 cup Water
  • 12 oz Fresh Cranberries


  • In a medium saucepan, heat water and 1 cup sugar over medium heat to boiling.
  • Keep just at boil for 10 minutes or until it just thickens slightly.
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Line cookie sheet with foil and place cooling rack over foil lined sheet.
  • Toss batches of cranberries in syrup to coat and transfer to rack to dry until all are covered.
  • Allow to dry for 30-45 minutes.
  • Fill a shallow dish with remaining cup of sugar.
  • Toss batches of coated cranberries in sugar and roll to coat.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 69g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg