Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools

Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools
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1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups mixed berries, including blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or freshest available
1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries
2/3 cup Ocean Spray® Cran•Raspberry® Raspberry Cranberry Juice Drink
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 cup quality chopped dark chocolate


Toss almonds with olive oil and cinnamon in a small saute pan. Toast almonds over medium heat for about 5 minutes until fragrant. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix berries and Craisins and set aside. Place juice, brown sugar and vinegar into a medium saucepan and boil over medium high heat about 4 minutes or until reduced by half and thickened. Stir half of Cran sauce into berries.

In microwave, heat chocolate in a small microwave safe bowl on medium heat, stopping to stir every 15 seconds until fully melted.

To assemble: Place a puddle of chocolate in center of wide shallow bowl or plate. Top with equal portion of berries. Drizzle with cranberry syrup and top with almonds.

Serves 4.

Per Serving: Cal. 458 (23% DV), Fat Cal. 189, Pro. 6 g (11% DV), Carb. 66 g (22% DV), Fat 21 g (32% DV), Chol. 2 mg (1% DV), Sod. 33 mg (1% DV), Vit. A 7 RE (1% DV), Vit C 20 mg (33% DV), Vit. E 0 mg (0% DV), Calcium 62 mg (6% DV), Iron 2 mg (11% DV), Folate 13 Ug (3% DV), Zinc 1 mg (4% DV), Pot. 424 mg (12% DV), Dietary Exchange: Fruit 4.5, Fat 4.

2007 Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest Finalist:
Susan Scarborough
Ferdandina Beach, FL


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What's not to love!

Sharon from N. Judson, IN

Nuts and berries and chocolate--OH MY! Try it as a garnish over plain yellow or angel food cake. It's great!

Just gotta try this soon!

Anonymous from New York, NY

So yummy..gonna try this asap

Simple and Healthy Dessert

Anonymous from Danbury, CT

I love the combination of the mixed fruit, chocolate and my favorite, thecranberries. Can't wait to give this a try!


Anonymous from eastampton, NJ

I'd rather use walnuts instead of almonds

looks amazing

Deb from Levittown, NY

This dessert looks amazing from the picture I am going to make it this week for dessert!

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