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How to Freeze Cranberries

Learn how to freeze cranberries to use in recipes. This easy tutorial walks you through the steps for freezing to save time, money and flavor!
Course Ingredient
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Freeze 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 2 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 26kcal
Author Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries

Instructions

  • Wash the cranberries with cold water and drain using a colander.
  • Transfer cranberries to a kitchen towel and spread out on the towel. Allow 15-20 minutes for them to air dry.
  • Spread the cranberries in a single layer on a freezer safe rimmed baking tray.
  • Freeze for 2-4 hours, being careful not to leave longer than 4 hours since they will get freezer burn.
  • Transfer the frozen berries to freezer bags or freezer safe containers and seal. Return to the freezer and store for up to one year.

Notes

Storage: After freezing, transfer the frozen cranberries to freezer bags or freezer-safe containers and seal. Return to the freezer and store for up to one year. Be sure to date and label your container.
Photo Credit: Erin Jensen

Nutrition

Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg