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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    Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

    This creamy pasta dish is so quick and easy. It's perfect for weeknights, but feels special enough for company. —Robin Haas, West Roxbury, Massachusetts

    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...


    Holiday Sweet Potato Skins

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


    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...


    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...

    Festive Rice

    My mom and I transformed plain rice by adding feta, cranberries, pumpkin seeds and cayenne. We wound up with a...


    Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

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

    Elegant Spring Salad

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


    Holiday Cranberry Eggnog Cake

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


    Holiday Braids

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


    Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

    These pretty pinwheels will disappear so fast, it will make you head spin! "The dried cranberries and chopped green onions...

    Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad

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


    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-Orange Snack Cake

    This recipe contains so many great holiday flavors, including pecans, orange, and cranberry, without the post-holiday guilt! I also love...


    Cranberry Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

    When I place a pan of these bars in the teachers' lounge and come back after the last bell, the...


    Persimmon Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing

    Sweet, bright orange persimmons are in season during winter. Put that beautiful fruit to perfect use in a green salad...

    Baked Stuffed Apples

    My husband loves the smell of these stuffed apples while they're baking in the oven. He often tells me it...


    Sweet Potato Cranberry Cake

    This convenient recipe uses items you have in your pantry, like sweet potatoes, cranberries, coconut and chocolate chips. Everyone will...


    Spinach, Apple & Pecan Salad

    Company was on the way, and I forgot to buy salad fixings. Scavenging the fridge for ingredients, I pulled it...


    Smoked Gouda and Ham Appetizer Tarts

    I call these "Star of the Party" tarts because they have that "I want more" appeal. They're so easy to...


    Easy Cranberry-Pecan Sticky Buns

    These gooey breakfast buns will have your whole family happily licking their fingers! The recipe is easy to prepare using...


    Cranberry-Pumpkin Praline Pie

    Here's my spin on praline pie. It has a nice crunch from the pecans, brightness from the orange zest, pop...


    3-in-1 Cheese Ball

    Three incredible cheese balls in flavors like pesto, horseradish-bacon and Gorgonzola make for a dazzling display at any get-together. —Taste...


    Brie Toasts with Cranberry Compote

    Just six ingredients are all I need to create an elegant appetizer perfect for entertaining. The tart cranberry compote pairs...

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    Best Maple-Cranberry Cheesecake

    This maple cheesecake recipe may look intimidating, but it's not. If you make one holiday dessert, this is the 5-star...


    Cranberry Brie Pinwheels

    People may wonder when you found the time to make these crisp, flaky pinwheels—but they’re really quite easy to do....


    Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

    I can't go to any Christmas gathering without this show-stopping dessert in tow. The combination of cranberries, chocolate and orange...


    Cranberry Jalapeno Cheese Spread

    This easy spread is based on several different relishes and spreads I've tasted or made before. I love the sweet...


    Gorgonzola & Cranberry Cheese Ball

    A cheese ball is a classic appetizer to take to any gathering, and it's so easy to make. This version,...


    Cranberry Celebration Cheesecake

    This pretty cheesecake is a cranberry and dessert lover's dream. Cool and creamy, it's just right for the holidays—or any...