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 Orange Almond Quick Bread

    You can customize this bread to your family's specific tastes. Try dried apricots and pecans, or dried blueberries and hazelnuts....


    Loaded Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

    After I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2001, I embarked on a journey to improve my diet and live...


    Mango-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

    These sweet potatoes remind me of my grandmother's baked sweet potato gratin. The mango nectar adds a sweet citrus twist....


    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...

    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...


    Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

    This is an incredibly fragrant bread with lots of texture from wild rice and dried cranberries. It's hearty enough for...

    Pear-Stuffed French Toast with Brie, Cranberries & Pecans

    This French toast is stuffed with fresh pears, dried cranberries, pecans, Brie and cream cheese. It's an easy overnight recipe...


    Cranberry Scones with Orange Butter

    My tempting cranberry scones brighten up a holiday brunch or tea. The yummy orange butter served with them is hands-down...


    Cranberry-Pecan Corn Muffins

    I found a low-fat recipe for corn muffins and added cranberries and pecans to make a wonderful new holiday dish....


    Curry-Cranberry Spinach Salad

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

    Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

    This festive dip is a snap to make, taking only 10 minutes from start to finish. Thanks to its hint...


    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...


    Orange Cranberry Gems

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


    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...


    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 Breakfast Pretzels

    These tasty twists have a cinnamon-sugar topping and bits of bright cranberries throughout.—


    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 Pecan Spinach Salad

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


    Breakfast Cranberry Scones

    Cornmeal adds a slight crunch to these breakfast or brunch treats. Kathy Zielicke of Moore Haven, Florida writes, "These scones...


    Cranberry Flax Muffins

    I modified this recipe from a heart-smart cookbook, and my husband loved it," writes Jennifer Wertz from Council Bluffs, Iowa....


    Calico Cranberry Couscous Salad

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


    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...


    Elegant Cranberry Pear Salad

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

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    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,...


    Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad

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


    Raspberry Cranberry Relish

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


    Feta-Cranberry Lentil Salad

    An unusual combination of ingredients gives this salad its flavor. Sweet-tart cranberries are mixed with a tang of feta cheese...


    Cranberry Rice with Caramelized Onions

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


    Buttermilk Cranberry Muffins

    I've been making these muffins and this cranberry butter for years, and I have never met anyone who didn't like...