Sugar Free Low Carb Dried Cranberries

These Sugar Free Low Carb Dried Cranberries are so easy to make and are very low in carbs. A great, healthy option to the store-bought varieties that are loaded with sugar. 

No Sugar Added Low Carb Dried Cranberries

No Sugar Added Low Carb Dried Cranberries

No Sugar Added Low Carb Dried Cranberries

 

I love adding dried cranberries to things. They add the perfect hint of sweetness to salads, and they are amazing in low carb trail mix as well. But what I don't love is how high in sugar and carbs the store-bought brands are. Did you know that average store-bought brand has 33 grams of carbs and 29 grams of sugar for just 1/4 cup of dried cranberries? No thanks! I think I will just make my own sugar free low carb dried cranberries.

It can be extremely hard to find unsweetened dried cranberries, or sugar free dried cranberries in the stores. This no sugar added low carb dried cranberry recipe takes care of that problem! They are super easy to make, and are sweetened with erythritol instead of sugar, making them the perfect low carb treat.

I like to keep some of these on hand year round, so I recommend stocking up on fresh cranberries when they are in season, and keeping some in your freezer so you always have them on hand to make these sugar free low carb dried cranberries.

So how do you make dried cranberries anyway? Well, you can do this a couple of different ways – you can use a high-quality food dehydrator, or you can do it right in your oven. For this homemade dried cranberry recipe, I opted to use my oven.

It's a low and slow process, but the end result is worth it. You end up with perfectly chewy, sweet, but still tart, sugar free low carb dried cranberries.

 

In addition to these sugar free low carb dried cranberries, try some of my other favorite low carb snacks:

Low Carb Gummy Snacks
Garlic Dill Baked Cucumber Chips
Low Carb Pumpkin Spice Roasted Pecans
Low Carb Salt and Pepper Vegetable Chips
Paleo Copycat Pumpkin Spice Lara Bars

 

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No Sugar Added Low Carb Dried Cranberries
Sugar Free Low Carb Dried Cranberries

Author: Peace Love and Low Carb

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

Yield: about 3 cups

Print Recipe

Ingredients

2 – 12 ounce bags fresh cranberries
1 cup granular erythritol (get it here) or granular monk fruit sweetener (get it here)
3 tablespoons avocado oil
1/2 teaspoon pure orange extract (optional) (get it here)

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 200°F. Line two rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mats.
Rinse and dry the cranberries and remove any browned or soft berries. Slice the cranberries in half and add them to a mixing bowl.
Add the sweetener, avocado oil, and orange extract, if using. Toss to evenly coat all of the berries.
Line the berries in single layers across the baking sheets.
Bake for 3 to 4 hours, rotating the racks half way through.

Notes
Net Carbs Per Serving (1/4 cup) – 5g

Nutrition

Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Calories: 61
Fat: 3.5g
Carbohydrates: 7g
Fiber: 2g


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