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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    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    1 review

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We enjoy these during the holiday season. —Jennifer Blakely, Visalia, California

    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...

    Cranberry Persimmon Cookies

    2 reviews

    During the holidays, I bake double batch after double batch of these moist drop cookies. Dotted with dried cranberries 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...

    Pork Chops with Cranberry Dijon Sauce

    7 reviews

    Here’s a rich-tasting dish with bold flavors that come together really well. Quick and special, it’s a terrific choice for...

    Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

    5 reviews

    My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind....

    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...

    Cranberry-Orange Spinach Salad

    This festive toss bursts with fresh flavor from mandarin oranges, spinach and cranberries. The homemade dressing is easy to stir...

    Cranberry Chicken Wraps

    23 reviews

    Loaded with cranberries, chicken, apples and spinach, these nutritious wraps are fast, moist and flavorful. —Sarah White, Salt Lake City,...

    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

    Trail Mix Apple Salad

    I created this salad as a way to make use of the many wonderful apple varieties available in the fall....

    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,...

    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

    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...

    Granola Streusel Cranberry Muffin Mix

    These are great for breakfast. Once the family gets a taste, these delicious muffins will disappear quickly! —Karen Moore, Jacksonville,...

    Cranberry Pork Chops with Rice

    10 reviews

    These pork chops make an easy, nutritious and—most important—delicious dinner! Best of all, they go together in minutes and look...

    Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

    20 reviews

    This festive dip is a snap to make, taking only 10 minutes from start to finish. Thanks to its hint...

    Cranberry-Avocado Tossed Salad

    1 review

    The red and green colors in this salad make it a natural for a yuletide dinner. Plus the dressing and...

    Elegant Spring Salad

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

    Orange Cranberry Chutney

    3 reviews

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

    Gingered Cranberry-Carrot Slaw

    1 review

    Gingered Cranberry-Carrot Slaw gives this meal a nice tang with its dried cranberries and sweet-tart pineapple dressing. It also complements...

    Smoked Turkey Cranberry Salad

    A trip to the deli and a stop at the produce department make this an easy dinner solution. “It’s a...

    Cranberry Cashew Jumbles

    1 review

    I have baked these cookies for the Cranberry Festival Cooking Contest in nearby Warrens, where cranberry is "king".

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    Cranberry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    Cubed cooked chicken speeds assembly of these cute and filling chicken salad sandwiches. Dressed up with cranberries and served in...

    Tossed Cranberry Salad

    5 reviews

    Dinner guests rave about this salad's poppy seed dressing. &mash;Marilyn Bue, Princeton, Minnesota

    Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe one year when looking for a cookie that had a little red and green...

    Cranberry Spinach Salad

    5 reviews

    This recipe started out as a summer salad with raspberries. I came up with this holiday version when I was...

    Pork with Tangy Cherry Sauce

    Fall’s best flavors combine in this delightful recipe shared by Suzanne Veverka of White Cloud, Michigan. Draped in a sweet...

    Quick Cranberry Bread Pudding

    Extra French bread and dried cranberries find a new use in this moist and comforting medley from Irene Erickson. “I...