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How to Freeze Fresh Cranberries

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American


  • Parchment Pepper
  • Quart Freezer Bags


  • Fresh Cranberries (Fruit)


  • Rinse Fresh Cranberries (Fruit of choice)
  • Lay out rinsed cranberries in single layer on paper towel, pat dry and let sit out to dry for 10 minutes
  • Spread cranberries out on parchment paper covered baking sheet
  • Freeze cranberries on baking sheet for 2-4 hours (Be sure to remove by four hours to avoid freezer burn)
  • Remove from freezer and split cranberries into quart size freezer bags in desired amounts (I measure out 1 cup to each bag, perfect amount for baking!)
  • Freeze for up tp 12 months