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Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools

Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools

Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools


  • Delicious recipe Specialty: GF, V, LS, K
Nutritional Information


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 05/06/2014 at 10:39 AM

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 04/04/2009 at 10:56 AM

So yummy..gonna try this asap

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Anonymous from Atlanta, GA 02/15/2009 at 11:39 AM

Simple and Healthy Dessert

Anonymous from Danbury, CT 11/06/2007 at 02:17 PM

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

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