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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Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Orange Dressing

Roasted pumpkin and dried fruits make this beautiful seasonal salad a natural match for holiday recipes. The dressing is a light, tasty mix of honey, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Top it all off with crumbled goat cheese for that final tangy touch. —Sasha King, Westlake Village, California

Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

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


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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,...


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...

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


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...


Honeyed Cranberry Waldorf Salad

5 reviews

A touch of honey gives this simple salad a bit of sweetness while chopped apple and celery provide crunch. Best...

Tossed Cranberry Salad

5 reviews

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


Holiday Rice Salad

1 review

It's nice to prepare a cold salad like this when entertaining because it can be made ahead and doesn't take...


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...


Flavorful Cranberry Rice Salad

I came up with the recipe because I wanted something different to take to picnics beside potato or macaroni salad....


Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad

3 reviews

I came across this recipe one year when I was looking for a special salad for the holidays. —Deb Murata,...


Cranberry Pear Spinach Salad

11 reviews

A few moments are all you need to toss together this pretty salad and tangy classic dressing. It's a perfect...


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...


Cranberry Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing

3 reviews

Salads don’t get any easier than this! The dressing is a snap to make, too. —Elise Herzog, Jacksonville, North Carolina

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Cranberry Broccoli Salad

19 reviews

Since our home state is a top producer of cranberries, I've nicknamed this tasty recipe "Wisconsin Salad." It features sweetened...


Cranberry Rice Salad

2 reviews

Our home economists devised this make-ahead recipe with the hectic holidays in mind. Cranberries and green onions add a bit...


Elegant Cranberry Pear Salad

3 reviews

This salad recipe, with its combination of fresh ingredients and crunchy walnuts, is quick to make and yet looks very...


Cranberry-Nut Couscous Salad

2 reviews

If you're looking for something a little different to take to a carry-in dinner, try this pretty salad featuring couscous,...


Cranberry-Almond Spinach Salad for Two

1 review

This spinach salad from Angela Bottger of Foster City, California combines healthy ingredients like cranberries and almonds to create a...


Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad

2 reviews

For a light, refreshing first course, Lori McLaughlin of Pittsford, New York turns to this fruity salad. Sweet apple, dried...