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...


    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....

    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...

    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....


    Holiday Sweet Potato Skins

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


    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...


    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...

    Cranberry-Pumpkin Bread Pudding

    For fans of pumpkin and bread pudding, this sensible recipe is a marriage made in Heaven. It's perfect for breakfast,...


    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 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...


    Fruit & Nut Salad

    The festive colors in this salad make it a delightful addition to the holiday spread. Quick and easy, this recipe...


    Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread

    With whole wheat flour, flaxseed, oats, cranberries and pecans, a slice of this quick bread is a satisfying start to...


    Fruited Sausage Stuffing

    This recipe is so good that my family often begs me to just make it alone for dinner. The sweet,...


    Cranberry-Orange Spinach Salad

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

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    Spinach Almond Salad

    “I’m asked for the recipe every time I serve this salad. It’s just lovely.” —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah


    Sour Cream and Cranberry Bars

    I turned sour cream raisin pie into a cookie bar with a crunchy oatmeal crust, custard-style filling and crisp topping....


    Cranberry Clementine Bars

    I love a good lemon bar but when the holidays roll around and clementines are everywhere, I make this holiday...


    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...


    Cranberry Amaretto Bread Pudding

    This is an update to a recipe that's been in our family for three generations. The combination of white chocolate...


    Apple-Cranberry Breakfast Risotto

    Cranberries and apples are tart enough to balance the sweetness in this hearty dish that's fun for an after-presents breakfast...