Stained Glass Cranberries

These are very pretty. The berries have the appearance of stained glass beads.

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  • 4 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained, but not dried
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons brandy


  1. Spread berries in a single layer in a 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle evenly with sugar.
  3. Cover with heavy foil and crimp the edges to seal the pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  5. Very carefully move the casserole back and forth to coat the berries.
  6. Return to oven and bake 10 more minutes.
  7. Again gently move the casserole back and forth.
  8. Place on cooling rack and COOL COMPLETELY before uncovering.
  9. Stir in brandy then spoon into hot sterilized quart jars.
  10. Seal and refrigerate.


Store up to one month.

Serve in a cut glass bowl.