Cranberry Simple Syrup

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Use this cranberry simple syrup to create cranberry cocktails to serve at any holiday gathering.


  • 2 ¼ cups fresh or frozen cranberries (8 ounces)

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries, sugar, and water to a simmer over medium. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until cranberries are tender but haven't burst, 10 minutes. Let cool, then strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Discard cranberries.

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