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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    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We enjoy these during the holiday season. —Jennifer Blakely, Visalia, California

    Cranberry Biscotti

    This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top...


    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


    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...


    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

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

    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....


    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi

    Monster White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

    White chocolate and cranberries are a classic cookie combo. These stand apart because they're extra big, soft in the middle...


    Cranberry-Eggnog Drop Scones

    Round out a festive brunch menu with a fresh-baked treat from the oven. My tender scones feature a pleasant eggnog...


    Cranberry-Almond Cornmeal Cake

    This warm, comforting slow cooker dessert is guaranteed to ward off the wintertime blues. Top with a scoop of simple...


    Holiday Sweet Potato Skins

    My family loves regular potato skins, but I thought I would try something with sweet potatoes instead. Although we usually...

    Mix for Cranberry Lemonade Bars

    I recently put all of our family’s special recipes in a cookbook to be passed down from generation to generation....


    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...


    Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns

    Cranberries and pecans give these sticky buns a taste of Christmastime. But they're so good, you'll want to make them...


    Cranberry Orange Sandwich Cookies

    My sweet-tart cookies make a terrific addition to a holiday dessert tray. I love the creamy orange filling.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle,...


    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...

    Winter Spice Tube Cake

    This lightly sweet cake is chock full of fruit and nuts and makes a terrific breakfast, tea or dessert bread....


    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 Persimmon Cookies

    During the holidays, I bake double batch after double batch of these moist drop cookies. Dotted with dried cranberries and...


    Cranberry Pesto

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


    Glazed Cranberry Biscuits

    My family likes biscuits for breakfast. One Sunday, I decided to make those golden goodies extra special by adding white...


    Gingered Cranberry Scones

    These are fabulous for breakfast or as a snack with tea in the afternoon. The tender scones are flavored with...


    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...


    Portobello Beef Stew with Cranberry Pilaf

    “For effortless entertaining, try this hearty stew. You can make it hours ahead, so you have plenty of time to...

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    Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

    My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind....


    Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

    While I love stuffing, my family wasn't that fond of it—that is, until I found this recipe. I added a...


    Cranberry Port Cookies

    This is my version of a recipe I tasted years ago—my family loves it. The flaky cookies are filled with...


    Cranberry-Pine Nut Shortbread

    This rich, buttery shortbread is all dressed up with toasted nuts and dried cranberries. You’ll need just five ingredients and...


    Cranberry Lime Macaroons

    It wouldn’t be the holidays for my family and friends if I didn’t make these chewy lime-flavored macaroons. I usually...


    Cranberry Butter Crunch Bark

    One Christmas I dreamed this recipe up when making buttercrunch toffee. It is an addictive treat that disappears fast.—Heather Ferris,...