Cranberry, Dried Cherry, and Almond Conserve

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

Excellent combination of flavors flirting with your taste buds! Make this in smaller jars to give in holiday gift baskets. Recipe is from *Christmas Sweets* by Georgeanne Brennan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In saucepan, combine cranberries, water, honey, lemon, anise, and ginger; bring to a boil (med-hi heat); reduce to low & simmer uncovered for five minutes.
  2. Add dried fruits and simmer five more minutes (stirring occasionally).
  3. Remove anise pods or tea infuser (discard).
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the almonds.
  5. Ladle into HOT jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace; seal with lids & rings, process in a hot-water bath for 10 minutes.

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