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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    Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

    1 review

    This creamy pasta dish is so quick and easy. It's perfect for weeknights, but feels special enough for company. —Robin Haas, West Roxbury, Massachusetts

    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...

    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    6 reviews

    Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi

    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...

    Spiced Cran-Apple Brisket

    7 reviews

    “Kids seem to love this recipe the most, although every adult who tastes it becomes an instant fan as well....

    Sausage-Mushroom Cranberry Tart

    Joyce Conway, Westerville, Ohio
    Joyce is always experimenting in the kitchen and loves to bring this recipe to...

    Cranberry Chip Monkey Bread

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

    Sour Cream and Cranberry Bars

    4 reviews

    I turned sour cream raisin pie into a cookie bar with a crunchy oatmeal crust, custard-style filling and crisp topping....

    Cranberry Clementine Bars

    1 review

    I love a good lemon bar but when the holidays roll around and clementines are everywhere, I make this holiday...

    Cranberry-Mushroom Beef Brisket

    1 review

    I quickly fell for this fantastic sweet-and-sour brisket when I had it at a family wedding reception. Since the meat...

    Winning Cranberry Chip Cookies

    16 reviews

    Chock-full of cranberries, chocolate chips and nuts, these cookies are fun to eat. They offer a change of pace from...

    Chicken with Cranberry Stuffing

    2 reviews

    I came up with this dish by combining various elements my family enjoyed from other recipes. It's a very pretty...

    Frosted Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

    9 reviews

    With tangy dried cranberries tucked inside and a creamy brown butter frosting, these mildly spiced pumpkin bars are doubly delightful....

    Cranberry-Chutney Turkey Salad

    1 review

    Dried cranberries give this refreshing salad sweetness while chopped pecans lead a pleasant crunch. Whether served on a lettuce leaf...

    Cranberry Walnut White Fudge

    10 reviews

    A visit to several Oregon cranberry farms inspired my unusual fruit-flavored white fudge. I make it for family and friends...

    Orange Cranberry Gems

    3 reviews

    I often make these muffins ahead of time so then can be quickly reheated for a breakfast treat. The orange...

    Cranberry Walnut Bread

    6 reviews

    This family favorite comes from a collection of Amish recipes. I gave the recipe to several friends, and everyone loves...

    Cranberry Pear Cake

    3 reviews

    If you want a change-of-pace cake that's full of fall flavors, try this pairing of cranberries and pears. The nutty...

    Pistachio Cranberry Orzo

    4 reviews

    “This recipe was originally an entree with chicken and linguini,” notes Barbara Spitzer of Lodi, California. “I keep changing the...

    Cranberry Cornmeal Dressing

    1 review

    This moist dressing is perfect when paired with poultry or even pork. The sweet-tart flavor of the dried cranberries really...

    Turkey Waldorf Salad

    1 review

    A perfect combination of refreshing and filling, this salad is ideal for days when you don’t want to heat up...

    Indulgent Coconut Rice Pudding

    5 reviews

    This slow-cooked winter comfort dessert is a healthier option for your family that doesn't sacrifice flavor. If you can't find...

    Festive Rice

    3 reviews

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

    Brussels Sprouts & Quinoa Salad

    2 reviews

    With Brussels sprouts for the green and cranberries for the red, I make a cheery Christmastime salad. Refreshing and versatile,...

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    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...

    Herbed Cranberry Chicken

    4 reviews

    These juicy chicken breasts have very little salt, yet they are well seasoned and full of flavor. The chunky cranberry...

    Calico Cranberry Couscous Salad

    10 reviews

    A simple homemade Dijon dressing jazzes up couscous, dried cranberries and green onions in this tasty salad. We like it...

    Pistachio Cranberry Biscotti

    4 reviews

    These biscotti taste great with a cup of coffee or even with a glass of sweet white wine for dessert....

    Cranberry Rice with Caramelized Onions

    3 reviews

    Rice provides so many options to a creative cook—the stir-in ideas are endless. In this recipe, dried cranberries star. Their...

    Cranberry Salsa Chicken

    3 reviews

    I made this dish for my fiance once...and he absolutely loved it. Now that we're married, I prepare it for...