Aren’t these fun? This is pretty much edible Christmas right here, people. Red. Green. It even sparkles.
I took these little beauties to my book club Christmas party tonight, and my friends kept asking me what was on top. I’m thinking, what, like, the sugar? Do they think it’s salt or something? But it was after we had all eaten so I knew they must have been asking about the cranberries themselves. I guess it seemed obvious to me because I made them.
It’s true that you don’t see fresh cranberries served that often. In fact, I don’t think I’d ever eaten a whole raw cranberry before today. We are obsessed with crushing them and blending them and baking them. But after tasting these sugared cranberries, I don’t know why. Eric and Charlotte and I were popping them like candy.
I didn’t bother giving Charlotte a fully assembled cracker, but maybe I should have; she has proved to be very enthusiastic about all the ingredients in this recipe, not just the sugared cranberries. I went to the store to pick up the Brie, and I handed it to Charlotte for safekeeping as we made out way to the checkout. She kept yelling “Cheese! Cheese!”
But I didn’t realize just how excited she was until I reached for the Brie to hand it to the cashier and saw that Charlotte had already taken a huge bite out of the end, plastic and all. I guess she knows a good thing when she sees it.
Source: Yummy Mummy