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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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 flavor and a nice crunch from pecans. —Linda Hickam, Healdsburg, California

Cranberry-Orange Spinach Salad

This festive toss bursts with fresh flavor from mandarin oranges, spinach and cranberries. The homemade dressing is easy to stir...


Cranberry Chip Monkey Bread

Monkey bread is no stranger at our house, but I wanted a holiday version. This one with cranberries and eggnog...


Turkey Breast with Cranberry Brown Rice

As a single retiree, I roast a turkey breast half instead of making a whole turkey dinner. This is a...


Elegant Spring Salad

Dried cranberries and grapes add fruity flavor to this lovely six-ingredient salad. —Danelle Montevago, Hanover, Maryland

Spiced Fruited Hot Cross Buns

“Who says you should only eat Hot Cross Buns in April?” asks Alina Niemi of Honolulu Hawaii. “The bread machine...


Sunflower Cranberry Bread

I embellished this recipe from my sister-in-law with dried cranberries and sunflower seeds. It’s a great gift during the holidays...

Cranberry-Swirl Cornmeal Loaves

When my cranberry and cornmeal cookie won a contest at our state fair, I decided to use those ingredients in...


Sweet Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Everyone calls this Christmas Bread and insists I make it often. We like it warm with butter or served cool...


Holiday Braids

Once you slice into one of these braids, it’ll disappear quickly. The cream cheese, brown sugar and fruit tucked inside...


Cranberry Pecan Cookies

These are so tasty and simple to prepare! Each delightful little cookie is loaded with cranberries, nuts and vanilla, giving...

Cranberry Apricot Scones

Dried apricots and cranberries and a bit of grated orange peel give these golden scones plenty of fruity flavor. They're...


Special Cranberry Nut Muffins

This special holiday bread recipe combines two of my favorites— tangy dried cranberries and spicy cardamom.


Crown Pork Roast with Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

For something different this holiday season, give your guests the royal treatment by serving this impressive pork roast. The fruity...


Cranberry Orange Bagels

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


Rustic Cranberry & Orange Bread

Studded with cranberries, slices of pretty bread make the perfect holiday brunch treat. —Megumi Garcia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cranberry Broccoli Slaw

Perk up any cookout with this fun broccoli slaw. This super easy salad is ready in minutes. —Allison Strain, Lancaster,...


Cranberry Cashew Fudge

What berries say “Christmas” more than cranberries? I add those little ruby-red gems to a simple nut fudge recipe, giving...


Sweet & Tart Cranberry Relish

This is the only cranberry relish my kids will eat. It can be made up to one week ahead of...


Blushing Fruit Tarts with Amaretto Truffle Sauce

A combination of flavors comes together to create this rich, elegant dessert. Most of the fruits are dried and can...


Turkey & Spinach Stuffing Casserole

I know dried cranberries may seem like an odd ingredient to include in this dish, but they add just a...


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...


Cranberry-Nut Granola

A powerhouse of a snack, this homemade granola is packed with nuts, dried fruit and just enough sweetness to satisfy....


Cranberry-Pineapple Pork Chops

I love to serve this sauce with Christmas ham, but it's also great for a weeknight meal, like these pork...

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Flaky Cranberry Walnut Tart

Both attractive and delicious, this flaky tart combines a tender golden brown crust with a sweet filling that might remind...


Cranberry-Apple French Toast

My husband's breakfast club at work raves about this make-ahead French toast. Pop it in the oven in the morning...


Holiday Cranberry Eggnog Cake

Got eggnog and cranberries? We use both in this yummy, moist cake for the holidays. Dollop with a sweet topping...


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...