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Fresh Cranberry Betty

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cranberries 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Soft bread crumbs 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

Bring sugar, orange juice and cinnamon to a boil.
Add cranberries, and cook 2 minutes.
Pour butter or margarine over crumbs, tossing with fork to distribute evenly.
Arrange alternate layers of crumbs and cranberries in buttered baking dish,ending with crumbs.Cover with lid of alu-minum foil, and bake in preheated 375 °F. oven 20 minutes.
Uncover, and bake 15 minutes longer until top is brown and crisp.
Serve warm with sweetened whipped cream to which 1 teaspoon grated orange rind has been added.
Note: The tart, crisp, juicy cranberry has altered little (except in abundance) since the Indians used it for food and medicine and the first Cape Cod housewife boiled down a "mess" with some of her carefully hoarded sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
6

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