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Sugared Cranberries

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries


  • Combine a 1/2 cup sugar and a 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved, for about 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in the fresh cranberries and mix until the cranberries are well coated.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cranberries to a wire rack and let them dry for at least 1 hour.
  • Then, working in batches, roll the sticky cranberries in the remaining sugar until well coated. Let them dry again for at least 1 hour. Enjoy!
  • Store your sugared cranberries in an airtight container for up to 2 days.