Bourbon Cranberry Sauce From Bobby Flay
No matter your level of familiarity with cranberries, or whether it has been years since you made homemade sauce, having several recipes on hand for holiday dinner tables is always beneficial. Bobby Flay’s bourbon cranberry sauce will surely please any palate this year.
This delicious cranberry sauce is effortless to make and can be stored in the freezer for later. It’s ideal as either a Thanksgiving side dish or dessert!
A tart, sweet cranberry relish with a touch of vanilla bean.
This relish has an undertone of subtle sweetness with just enough tartness from jalapenos and bourbon to add rich depth. A touch of jalapeno pepper adds extra kick while still maintaining its subtlety – perfect for when you want something different without raising red flags!
You can serve this cranberry sauce with any type of turkey or ham, or even on its own with bread and crackers. Cranberries are considered a superfood and may help prevent cancer, boost the immune system health and lower blood pressure.
This recipe is simple enough for anyone to make, but you might find yourself curious what other flavors could be added. If you have leftover bourbon in your liquor cabinet, why not experiment by adding some to the sauce!
Carleigh Bodrug’s inventive cranberry thumbprint cookies are the perfect use of leftover cranberry sauce! She uses it in these treats for a delicious and nutritious treat that’s also gluten-free, grain-free, vegan and Paleo friendly!
To make thumbprint cookies, scoop eight 2 tablespoon-size balls of dough and place them at least 2 inches apart on a baking sheet. With the back of a tablespoon, create a well in each cookie that will serve as the “thumbprint.” Spoon 1/2 tablespoon cranberry sauce into each well for added flavor and sweetness. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown throughout.
Another great way to use up leftover cranberry sauce is by making these delectable bourbon cranberry sauce bars. Not only are they delicious and simple to make, but you can top them off with any kind of fruit or ice cream you desire!
This tart, sweet and delicious cranberry pie is best served wrapped in a buttery flakey crust with an intricate lattice topping. The crust can be prepared ahead of time; the filling can then be refrigerated overnight.
You could even use fresh cranberries for the cheesecake filling and swirl some of that into a cranberry swirl sauce! Additionally, you could add some cranberry sauce to the batter before baking it.
No matter how you consume them, cranberries are an excellent source of vitamin C – an antioxidant that fights free radicals and may help lower cholesterol. Furthermore, they offer significant amounts of fiber and iron.