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

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Cranberry Biscotti

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


Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

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


Cranberry-Almond Cornmeal Cake

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


Santa’s Wake-Up Cookies

My granddaughter inspired me to create this recipe. One Christmas, she woke up in the middle of the night before...

Indulgent Coconut Rice Pudding

This slow-cooked winter comfort dessert is a healthier option for your family that doesn't sacrifice flavor. If you can't find...


Cranberry Turkey Burgers with Arugula Salad

These healthy burgers taste just like the holidays, all in one bite. They are a little sweet and a little...

Roasted Chicken and Brie Holly Mini Bites

I got the idea for these appetizers from my favorite sandwich at a local restaurant—a symphony of sweet fig, roasted...


Plum Conserve

My mouthwatering conserve is a versatile gift. It makes a lovely garnish for rolls during holiday feasts, is delicious paired...


Cranberry Rugelach

These traditional Polish treats will keep for a long time in an airtight container. One year, I sent a batch...


White Candy Bark

This speedy candy recipe can be varied depending on the type of fruit or nuts you have on hand. Since...

Cranberry-Apricot Pork Tenderloins

A cranberry and apricot stuffing wonderfully complements pork tenderloin. This is an elegant entree that you can pull together in...


Cranberry-Pecan Wheat Berry Salad

I love to experiment with different grains and wanted to give wheat berries a try. My whole family goes nuts...


Gooey Old-Fashioned Steamed Molasses Bread

When I was growing up, the smell of this bread greeted me as I walked in the door from school....


Frosted Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

With tangy dried cranberries tucked inside and a creamy brown butter frosting, these mildly spiced pumpkin bars are doubly delightful....


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Christmas Meatballs

Cranberry sauce and brown sugar create a tangy glaze for moist meatballs that are good Christmas appetizers or

Cranberry Bourbon

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


Cranberry Scones

“You can use any dried fruit for these tender scones, but my favorite is a mix of dried cranberries and...


Holiday Kipferl Cookie

My family has been making the classic kipferl cookie on December 1 every year since I can remember. During the...


Merry Berry Salad

Dried cranberries, crunchy apple chunks and toasted almonds dress up this crisp green salad. It's drizzled with a sweet-tart dressing...


Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Pudding

Savor your favorite fall flavors with this scrumptious bread pudding, served warm with a sweet vanilla sauce. Yum! —Judith Bucciarelli,...


Pork with Sweet Potatoes

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


Pumpkin Seed Cranberry Biscotti

A hint of pumpkin seed and almond gives this biscotti recipe a wonderful flavor that's just right for fall. Try...