You can use simple syrup. Combine equal parts of water and sugar over a saucepan and boil it until all the sugar is dissolved. Let it cool and then coat all your fruit with it. Afterward, cover the cranberries with extra sugar, and you are done!
It is very similar to a sauce, but thicker. In this case, you will need to mix 1 cup of water and 1/2 a cup of orange juice in a saucepan. Once it is boiling, add 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar and stir until it is dissolved.
According to Medical News Today, research links cranberries to a lower risk of developing urinary tract infections. UTIs are incredibly annoying so this is amazing news!
Another health benefit associated with cranberries is slowing the progression of certain cancers. They also help boost your immune system as well as to decrease blood pressure.