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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Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and children love this dish, and I’m often asked to bring it to potlucks and other big dinners. Refrigerate any leftovers—it’ll still taste great for a day or two, if you can keep people out of it that long! —Cornelia Cree, Waynesville, North Carolina

Cranberry Pesto

I updated a classic Italian pesto to include cranberries and walnuts. It's so good slathered on pork loin, pasta or...


Cranberry Green Beans

Green beans are one of my family's favorite vegetables, so I'm always looking for new ways to serve them. —Noelle...


Fruit & Nut Salad

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...

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

I sometimes switch up this salad by using dried apricots or pineapple and arugula or other sturdy greens. —Trisha Kruse,...

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

"I never liked oatmeal until I jazzed it up with fruit and nuts," reports Jenni Oyler from Poughkeepsie, New York....


Cranberry Tossed Salad

I enjoy making this salad when the usual lettuce salad gets boring. The vegetables and fruit make a nice combination.—Janelle...


Cranberry Couscous Salad

From Northumberland, New York, Carol Miller sent the recipe for this satisfying salad with its interesting mix of good for...


Holiday Rice Salad

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

Gingered Cranberry-Pear Relish

I made this for Christmas dinner and it quickly became a favorite. It has a nice balance of sweet and...


Orange Cranberry Chutney

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


Gingered Cranberry-Carrot Slaw

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


Cranberry Rice Salad

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


Cranberry Pear Spinach Salad

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

Cranberry-Avocado Tossed Salad

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


Cranberry-Nut Couscous Salad

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


Raspberry Cranberry Relish

The idea of cooking cranberries in honey came from a friend. I played with the recipe, and this is my...


Cranberry Bourbon

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


Brussels Sprouts & Quinoa Salad

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


Calico Cranberry Couscous Salad

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


Cranberry-Nut Wild Rice

It's amazing that just a few ingredients can result in such a great-tasting dish. This recipe is a real bonus...


Spiced Cranberry Wheat Bread

“Here’s a healthy, hearty bread that‘s perfect for toasting or just snacking,“ shares Trisha Kruse in Eagle, Idaho. “The spices...

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Cranberry-Almond Spinach Salad for Two

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


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 Wild Rice

Nuts are a wonderful source of protein and nutrition so I look for ways to add them to all of...


Cranberry Nut Bagels

"After 3 years of trial and error, I came up with a simple and delicious bagel recipe for the bread...


Cranberry Walnut Slaw

I make this every year for the holidays. It's a healthy alternative to traditional coleslaw made with mayo. For a...


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...