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

Cranberry Bourbon

The subtle tang of cranberry and the warm winter spices make this bourbon just right for holiday toasts—neat, on the...


Cranberry Couscous

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


Pork Chops with Cranberry Pan Sauce

Moist and tender pork chops are treated to a sweet, light cranberry glaze in this weeknight-friendly entree. It's one of...


Warm ‘n’ Fruity Breakfast Cereal

Sleepyheads will love the heartiness of this nutritious cooked cereal with cinnamon. It's loaded with chopped fruit and nuts. Eat...

Cranberry Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing

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


Cranberry Cornmeal Dressing

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

Spicy Applesauce Fruit Bread

I've had this fruity loaf in my recipe collection since 1975. I tweak it with spices and candied fruit, depending...


Apricot Cranberry Chicken

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


Rustic Cranberry & Orange Bread

Studded with cranberries, slices of pretty bread make the perfect holiday brunch treat. Don't forget to dust the top with...


Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

This tender side dish is perfect for the holidays or any time you want to add a special touch. Dried...

Cranberry Orange Bagels

Dried cranberries and orange zest add bright flavor to these scrumptious morning treats. Switch up the taste, if you’d like,...


Pork with Sweet Potatoes

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


Michigan Fruit Baked Oatmeal

Whole-grain oatmeal is a delicious way to start every day. For a change, swap chunks of granny smith apples for...


Triple Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry fans will ask for this sauce again and again. It's loaded with their favorite fruit—in fresh, dried and juice...


Jalapeno Cranberry Sauce

Pantry ingredients make this sensational sauce a year-round favorite. Another time, slather the feisty sauce warm on roast pork or...

Tropical Ginger Rice

Fragrant and fruity, this ginger-scented rice goes with Asian, Indian and other fusion dishes. —Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida