Julie's Brandied Cranberries

  • JanieO Posted: 11/14/08
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I made this for the first time and it is nicely tart and sweet. It looks very pretty because of the whole glistening cranberries. Because of the oven cooking, I was able to do other things while this cooked. Just be sure to watch it during the last 20 minutes and stir frequently.

  • ladyaoi Posted: 12/10/08
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    Really don't like cranberries, but LOVE this recipe. It nearly stole the show at my Thanksgiving table, and I made an extra batch after dinner just to keep for myself! ( Everyone stole my leftovers!) Terrific over ice cream. Yummm...

  • MariaRDH Posted: 12/03/08
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    These were the best cranberries I ever made! They were delicious, and looked fabulous. They remained whole, and glistened. I did not have quite enough brandy so I used a little sherry as well. They were a huge hit, I will make them again, and I have been asked by numerous Thanksgiving Day guests for the recipe! Maria, CA

  • NorwegianGirl Posted: 12/10/08
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    A little too sticky but still quite good. Cooking it maybe 5 minutes less might improve that.

  • PuaKauKau Posted: 10/07/09
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    I made this last Christmas to rave reviews. It looks gorgeous in a glass dish. Friends seemed a little skeptical since it doesn't look like a chutney or jellied sauce - but the flavors convinced them. I thought the amount of sugar might be excessive, but followed the directions exactly. The ratio was perfect - I like my cranberries a little tart to cut through all the fattiness of the traditional heavy meal.

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