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

    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

    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

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

    Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns

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


    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,...


    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

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


    Spinach Almond Salad

    “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

    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

    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

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


    Festive Rice

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


    Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

    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...


    Roasted Chicken and Brie Holly Mini Bites

    I got the idea for these appetizers from my favorite sandwich at a local restaurant—a symphony of sweet fig, roasted...


    Plum Conserve

    My mouthwatering conserve is a versatile gift. It makes a lovely garnish for rolls during holiday feasts, is delicious paired...

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    Cranberry Bog Bark

    For a pretty holiday treat, I make this bark. It is a favorite holiday gift I give out to friends...


    Cranberry Spread

    I think the orange-cranberry combination is the key to this tongue-tingling cream cheese spread. Serve it with your favorite crackers...


    Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

    Kristen Fitzgerald's moist cookies capture fall flavor in a big way! The Stratford, Connecticut cook adds in brightly-colored dried cranberries...


    Cranberry-White Chocolate Cookies

    These are one of my favorite cookies to make for the holidays. I prepare a batch early in the holiday...


    Elegant Spring Salad

    Dried cranberries and grapes add fruity flavor to this lovely six-ingredient salad. —Danelle Montevago, Hanover, Maryland


    Orange Cranberry Chutney

    "After my mother reminisced about the chutney my grandmother made years ago, I combined a few recipes into this version,"...