Cranberry Balsamic Chicken


- 6-8 Chicken Thighs with skin

Chicken Marinade:

- 1 Can Whole Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce

- ¼ Cup Balsamic Vinegar

- ¼ Cup Olive Oil

- 2 tbsp Honey

- 2 Minced Garlic Cloves

- ¼ tea Salt & Pepper


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Arrange things top-side down on a roasting pan.  Pour ½ to 2/3 of the marinade mixture on the chicken thighs, sprinkle with Italian Seasoning (Optional).  Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.

Flip chicken thigh right-side-up, top with remaining mixture, sprinkle with Italian Seasoning, and back for an additional 20-25 minutes at 375 degrees, or until completely done.  *For crispy skin, broil for 2-3 minutes at the end.


Rochelle is generation 5 cranberry grower and lives in west central Wisconsin with her husband Nick and two daughters on King Cranberries. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and loves to do bee pollinator research with her students. She loves teaching, and cranberries, and teaching people about cranberries! When she’s not working on her doctoral dissertation you can find her in her garden, collecting eggs from the coop, baking with the girls, or going on school visits with Ben the therapy dog. Check out some of her favorite recipes and projects.

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