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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Crockpot Cranberries


It's Thanksgiving! Well, almost. I'm in the middle of preparations, and I'll bet you are too. So let's keep this sweet and simple. Bitter-sweet, to be exact.

(This isn't my picture. But that's what they look like.)

With so many recipes, I'm always looking for ways to cut corners and avoid dirtying more pots and pans/turning on my oven. So this year, I've employed my crockpot. The first thing I made was these cranberries, and they are awesome! Here's the super-easy recipe:

12 oz. cranberries (if you use frozen, add 30 min. to cook time)
1 C sugar
1/2 C water
zest of 1 lime

Cook cranberries, sugar, and water in crockpot on high for 2 1/2 hours. Add lime zest and refrigerate up to 3 weeks!

Told you it was easy! This only makes 2 C. If you've got a crowd, you might want more. It's really yummy!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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9 comments:

Vicki Rocho said...

That IS easy...and way more appetizing than the canned cranberry gelatinous blah.

Thanks!

Joanna St. James said...

it looks yummilicious.
Happy Thanxgiving to you and your family.

Terri Tiffany said...

Have a great Thanksgiving!

DL Hammons said...

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Tamara!! :)

Talli Roland said...

Yum!

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Aubrie said...

Thanks for the recipe! I baked with cranberries today and it came out very well! You never know, though because they are soooo tart!

Stephanie Faris said...

Oooh yum! I love cranberries and I'm always looking for mew recipes. I'll have to give this a try.

Amber said...

Yeah I made them, and my FIL who "doesn't like cranberries" said he could even eat them and enjoy them. :-) That's a compliment!

Tamara Hart Heiner said...

whoo-hoo, that's awesome! we sure enjoyed them! Mark wants me to make them again to eat w/ our christmas croissants.

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