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Carmel-Dipped Fresh Cranberries

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The friend who gave me the two-pound bag of fresh cranberries commented on how good they are eaten raw dipped in melted caramel. I’d never heard of such a thing! Cranberries are so tart that I’ve always put them on a par with eating rhubarb raw—I just don’t go there.

Yesterday, I was in the grocery store and on impulse bought a bag of Kraft caramels. I melted them in my smallest crock pot, and using a fondue fork, dipped a berry in the molten caramel. After letting it cool a bit on the fork, I tried one. It was the perfect mouthful—totally dangerous. The fruit was as crunchy as a good fall apple but more tart, which complemented the sweet richness of the candy.  It was hard to quit eating them! Give them a try and I’m sure you’ll agree. Begonia

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The first step is to assemble your supplies. Be sure to unwrap all the caramels!

Caramel-Covered Cranberry

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Sorry for the soft focus! Even though the picture is a bit blurry, notice the high caramel to fruit ratio. Delicious!

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