Dried Cranberry Recipes

Piquant and sweet dried cranberries are a fall baking favorite. Our repetoire of recipes with dried cranberries features bread, muffins, desserts and cookies.

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    Cranberry Biscotti

    This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top with a pretty bow. —Darlene King, Regina, Saskatchewan

    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    2 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


    Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

    My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with...


    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


    Cranberry Orange Almond Quick Bread

    4 reviews

    You can customize this bread to your family's specific tastes. Try dried apricots and pecans, or dried blueberries and hazelnuts....

    Cranberry-Almond Cornmeal Cake

    This warm, comforting slow cooker dessert is guaranteed to ward off the wintertime blues. Top with a scoop of simple...


    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    4 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...

    Loaded Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

    4 reviews

    After I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2001, I embarked on a journey to improve my diet and live...


    Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns

    4 reviews

    Cranberries and pecans give these sticky buns a taste of Christmastime. But they're so good, you'll want to make them...


    Wheat Berry Salad with Artichokes and Cranberries

    Every year at Christmastime, I serve this hearty and colorful salad. If you like, prepare it ahead of time and...


    Cranberry Pesto

    2 reviews

    I updated a classic Italian pesto to include cranberries and walnuts. It's so good slathered on pork loin, pasta or...

    Cranberry-Pumpkin Bread Pudding

    For fans of pumpkin and bread pudding, this sensible recipe is a marriage made in Heaven. It's perfect for breakfast,...


    Sweet & Salty Cranberry Bars

    1 review

    Studded with cranberries, cashews, chocolate and butterscotch, these dreamy morsels make an irresistible pop-in-your-mouth treat perfect for a holiday dessert...


    Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

    14 reviews

    While I love stuffing, my family wasn't that fond of it—that is, until I found this recipe. I added a...


    Cranberry-Pine Nut Shortbread

    This rich, buttery shortbread is all dressed up with toasted nuts and dried cranberries. You’ll need just five ingredients and...


    Cranberry Lime Macaroons

    It wouldn’t be the holidays for my family and friends if I didn’t make these chewy lime-flavored macaroons. I usually...

    Fruit & Nut Salad

    1 review

    The festive colors in this salad make it a delightful addition to the holiday spread. Quick and easy, this recipe...


    Spinach Almond Salad

    4 reviews

    “I’m asked for the recipe every time I serve this salad. It’s just lovely.” —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah


    Cranberry Chip Monkey Bread

    Monkey bread is no stranger at our house, but I wanted a holiday version. This one with cranberries and eggnog...


    Cranberry-Pecan Corn Muffins

    7 reviews

    I found a low-fat recipe for corn muffins and added cranberries and pecans to make a wonderful new holiday dish....


    Curry-Cranberry Spinach Salad

    4 reviews

    I sometimes switch up this salad by using dried apricots or pineapple and arugula or other sturdy greens. —Trisha Kruse,...


    Fruit ‘n’ Nut Clusters

    Easy as 1-2-3, these fuss-free treats from Alexandra Marcotty of Cleveland Heights, Ohio are ready in a snap. The flavors...


    Easy Cherry Strudels

    3 reviews

    “My family loves this. It's on the table every Christmas morning and it travels so well to ladies brunches at...


    Cranberry-Kissed Pork Chops For 2

    1 review

    "I like to serve this quick entree over golden cooked noodles or fluffy white rice." —Betty Nichols, Eugene, Oregon

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    Cranberry Bourbon

    2 reviews

    The subtle tang of cranberry and the warm winter spices make this bourbon just right for holiday toasts—neat, on the...


    Cranberry Dark Chocolate Trail Mix

    2 reviews

    A close friend once gave me a jar of trail mix that was absolutely delicious. My re-creation comes pretty close...


    Festive Rice

    3 reviews

    My mom and I transformed plain rice by adding feta, cranberries, pumpkin seeds and cayenne. We wound up with a...


    Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

    11 reviews

    I needed a new holiday cookie, so I tweaked an old 4-H recipe. This updated oatmeal cookie with cranberries and...


    White Chocolate Cranberry-Orange Bars

    This is my take on my mother's recipe for chocolate chunk bars, which she made every Christmas Eve. Our family...


    Cranberry Turkey Burgers with Arugula Salad

    These healthy burgers taste just like the holidays, all in one bite. They are a little sweet and a little...