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Cranberry Glazed Berries in Dark Chocolate Pools

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This fabulous dessert is a chocolate lover's delight.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
15 min
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Recipe Ready Time
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15 min
Recipe Servings


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.


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