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Cranberry Clusters

2 dozen candy clusters
2 Hr
10 Min

What to do with all of those fresh cranberries you've got on hand during the holidays? Use 'em to make Cranberry Clusters, a merry treat that's fresh, fruity, and company-perfect!

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages white baking bars, cut into chunks (see Note)
  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries, rinsed and dried

What to Do

  1. In a saucepan, melt shortening over low heat. Add baking bars and stir continuously until melted. Stir in cranberries then remove from heat.
  2. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill 2 hours, until hardened. Place in an airtight storage container and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.


If you enjoyed these Cranberry Clusters, be sure to check out more holiday treats in our free eCookbook, Christmas Candy Recipes: 24 Ideas for Homemade Christmas Gifts.

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