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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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 a bigger variety of dried fruit to find an interesting balance between the sweet and salty flavors.
—Ninette Holbrook, Orlando, FL

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...


Festive Rice

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


Brussels Sprouts & Quinoa Salad

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


Plum Conserve

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

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...


Cranberry Hazelnut Dressing

This savory sausage stuffing from Virginia Anthony of Jacksonville, Florida gets a hint of sweetness from chopped apples, dried cranberries...

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

Dried apples, cranberries and savory nicely complement the wild rice and leek in this delicious recipe from Marion Karlin of...


Cranberry Couscous

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. The couscous pellets cook very quickly due...


Herbed Cranberry Chicken

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


Cranberry-Stuffed Pork Chops

A moist cornbread-cranberry stuffing complements these tender chops from Loree Reininger of Polk City, Florida. The recipe can easily be...

Pistachio Cranberry Orzo

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


Cranberry Cornmeal Dressing

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


Chicken with Cranberry-Hoisin Sauce

“My husband and I have high cholesterol, so I’ve been trying to lighten recipes to meet our needs,” explains Mary...


Cranberry-Kissed Pork Chops

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


Cranberry Salsa Chicken

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

Lemon Cranberry Quinoa Salad

As the family cook, I appreciate how easy this is to throw together on a busy weeknight. Plus, this salad...


White Almond No-Bake Cookies

My daughter and I like to try new recipes. We were out of chocolate chips one day, so we came...


Cranberry-Beef Mini Burgers

Cranberry tapenade brings a deep red color and sweet-sour zing to these fun little bacon cheeseburgers. Serve them for parties...


Apricot Cranberry Chicken

Before we had kids, my husband and I used to make a lot of challenging recipes, but now we keep...


Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans

Green beans are a popular vegetable in our house. They get a nice zing from this slightly tangy glaze featuring...


Gobbler Cakes

I watched a chef make crab cakes and decided to try it with turkey and stuffing. Now the kids request...


Grilled Cranberry Pear Crumble

My husband loves it when I make dessert. Fruit crisps are easy and quick to prepare, so I make them...


Cranberry-Walnut Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are one food that picky eaters often resist. This recipe will change their mind. You can also add...

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Pork with Sweet Potatoes

With sweet potatoes, dried cranberries and apple slices, this colorful pork dish is especially popular during fall and winter. —Mary...


Buttermilk Berry Fritters

Your family's mouths will start watering when they dream about the crispy outside and soft inside of these fantastic fritters....


Cranberry-Mustard Pork Medallions

This pretty pork entree makes a great holiday dish. Topped with cranberry sauce, the pork medallions are light and filling,...


Honey-Glazed Carrots with Cranberries

Stovetop sides are a smart way to free up oven space when making a holiday dinner. For a little more...


Cinnamon-Cranberry Oat Bars

I'm a swim coach for kids, and I started making these bars for them as a snack. I wanted something...


Chicken Sliders on Pecan Biscuits

Tender, hot-from-the-oven, pecan biscuit “buns” make these mini pecan-chicken burgers extra special.