Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

The perfect garnish for a Christmas Cosmopolitan or Cranberry Martini.


  1. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  2. When syrup is at a rolling boil, add cranberries and immediately remove from heat and cover.
  3. Allow to steep for 15 minutes and then strain cranberries from syrup and spread in a single layer to cool, discarding any popped berries.
  4. Allow to dry for 30-60 minutes.


Most Helpful

This is similar to one I used from Cooking Light. Don't boil the syrup and the berries won't pop. Allow them to marinate in the fridge overnight. Drain and roll in superfine sugar.

Cathleen Colbert December 26, 2003

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