I enjoy my cranberries baked this way. The brandy helps to cut down on the tartness of the cranberries, while the sugar gives it just enough sweetness.
Baked Brandied Cranberries
2 (12 oz.) bags cranberries
2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup brandy
1/3 cup granulated sugar
Place the cranberries in a glass 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
Cover the cranberries with the 2 cups of sugar, but do not stir.
Cover baking dish tightly with aluminum foil.
Bake 50-55 minutes in a 350º oven; until the cranberries burst.
Remove baking dish from the oven.
Remove the foil and stir.
Let stand 10 minutes, then drizzle with the brandy.
Stir in the 1/3 cup of sugar.
Cool to room temperature; then refrigerate.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.