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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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 a bigger variety of dried fruit to find an interesting balance between the sweet and salty flavors.
—Ninette Holbrook, Orlando, FL

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...


Wheat Berry Salad with Artichokes and Cranberries

Every year at Christmastime, I serve this hearty and colorful salad. If you like, prepare it ahead of time and...


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...


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...

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...


Cranberry Oat Cookies

You'll delight everyone with these goodies from Heather Breen of Chicago, Illinois. She created tasty cookies that are crunchy on...

Quick Cranberry Pork Chops

Dried cranberries add a touch of sweetness-and autumn appeal-to this skillet supper. Don't have pork chops on hand? Use four...


Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

I came up with this recipe one year when looking for a cookie that had a little red and green...


Holiday Rice Salad

It's nice to prepare a cold salad like this when entertaining because it can be made ahead and doesn't take...


Cranberry-Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

"I love the combination of cranberries and chocolate, particularly in this recipe," says Dayton, Washington's Ann Michelson. "You can substitute...

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

Dried apples, cranberries and savory nicely complement the wild rice and leek in this delicious recipe from Marion Karlin of...


Oatmeal Jumble Cookies

I combined a favorite bar recipe and cookie recipe to come up with these cookies. They stay chewy and keep...


Cranberry Rice Salad

Our home economists devised this make-ahead recipe with the hectic holidays in mind. Cranberries and green onions add a bit...


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...


Festive Rice

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

Brussels Sprouts & Quinoa Salad

With Brussels sprouts for the green and cranberries for the red, I make a cheery Christmastime salad. Refreshing and versatile,...


Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

I needed a new holiday cookie, so I tweaked an old 4-H recipe. This updated oatmeal cookie with cranberries and...


Cranberry-Nut Wild Rice

It's amazing that just a few ingredients can result in such a great-tasting dish. This recipe is a real bonus...


Cranberry Rice with Caramelized Onions

Rice provides so many options to a creative cook—the stir-in ideas are endless. In this recipe, dried cranberries star. Their...


Pine Nut and Cranberry Rice Pilaf

Juicy cranberries and crunchy pine nuts easily dress up rice in this special side dish. The subtle flavors make it...


Rhubarb Cranberry Cookies

I like the sudden hit of sweetness when you bite into the white chips. It really complements the tart flavor...


Flavorful Cranberry Rice Salad

I came up with the recipe because I wanted something different to take to picnics beside potato or macaroni salad....


Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

Kristen Fitzgerald's moist cookies capture fall flavor in a big way! The Stratford, Connecticut cook adds in brightly-colored dried cranberries...

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Cranberry Pork Chops with Rice

These pork chops make an easy, nutritious and—most important—delicious dinner! Best of all, they go together in minutes and look...


Cranberry Wild Rice

Nuts are a wonderful source of protein and nutrition so I look for ways to add them to all of...


Cranberry Popcorn Bars

Between work and home, I eat popcorn every day. Our company makes old-fashioned stovetop poppers. We're in the heart of...


Toffee Cranberry Crisps

I've had more friends request this recipe than any other cookie recipe I have. The combination of cranberries, chocolate chips...


Festive Cranberry Oat Cookies

These cookies that I adapted from another recipe call to mind ones my mother used to bake. Instead of stirring...


Cranberry Crisps

I developed this recipe after sampling a similar cookie while traveling in North Carolina. These pretty cookies keep well in...