Sugared Cranberries and Sage Leaves

“These would be great as either a garnish for sweet potatoes or meat platters, or just as snacks. Bon Appetit Nov/07. Cooking times do not include 3 hours drying.”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
8 garnishes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water and 1/2 cup sugar to a boil in a small heavy saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved, then simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Put remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl.
  3. Lightly brush cranberries and both sides of sage leaves with sugar syrup, then immediately roll in sugar.
  4. Transfer to a lightly oiled rack and dry at room temperature, 2 to 3 hours.
  5. Cooks' note: Sugared cranberries and sage leaves keep, chilled in 1 layer in a baking pan, uncovered, 3 days.

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