These juicy little treats taste like nature's own SweeTarts. And, oh, what they do to a bowl of oatmeal. James Schend, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + standing Cook: 5 min. + chilling
- 1 medium orange
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 cup fresh cranberries
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Using a citrus zester, remove peel from orange in long narrow strips (save fruit for another use). In a large saucepan, combine honey, water and orange peel; cook and stir over medium heat just until simmering (do not boil). Cool 20 minutes.
- Transfer to a small bowl; stir in cranberries. Refrigerate, covered, 8 hours or overnight.
- Drain cranberries, allowing berries to stand 15 minutes. Discard orange peel and cooking liquid.
- Place sugar in a small bowl. Add cranberries, a few at a time, and toss to coat. Transfer to a parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Let stand until completely dry, about 30 minutes. Store, covered, at room temperature for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 60 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Sugared Cranberries in Taste of Home September/October 2014
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