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Holiday Strawberry Cranberry Sauce

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(NC) - This holiday season treat your guests to a new tradition. Dress up your cranberry sauce with California strawberries that are available year-round. This scrumptious combination is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser for any holiday gathering!


    Holiday Strawberry Cranberry Sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups of sliced (frozen) California strawberries
  • Handful of fresh California strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, cut in slivers
  • Peel from 1/2 a large orange, cut in julienne strips
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


Drain liquid from strawberries into 3-quart saucepan, reserving berries. Add sugar and water; bring to boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.

Add cranberries, ginger, peel and cinnamon. Return to boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in reserved strawberries. Remove from heat; cool.

Spoon into pretty jars and garnish with slices of fresh strawberry; cover and refrigerate up to a month.

Serve as an accompaniment to hot or cold meats or poultry.

Serving Size: Makes 1 Quart

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