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

Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...


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...


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...

Fruited Sausage Stuffing

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


Cranberry Hazelnut Dressing

This savory sausage stuffing from Virginia Anthony of Jacksonville, Florida gets a hint of sweetness from chopped apples, dried cranberries...


Cranberry Couscous

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. The couscous pellets cook very quickly due...


Corn and Berry Couscous

“My husband, Doug, wowed me with Confetti Couscous the first time he cooked for me while we were dating. It’s...

Walnut Cranberry Orzo

I came up with this delightful side dish after becoming fascinated by the tiny pasta. With red pepper, cranberries, walnuts...


Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

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


Cranberry Pear Stuffing

Our family came up with this recipe when we decided to add something new to our traditional Thanksgiving menu. Now...


Sweet Potato Patties with Orange Relish

For something other than sweet potato casserole, we serve sweet potato croquettes as a unique side dish.They're easier than you...


Pistachio Cranberry Orzo

“This recipe was originally an entree with chicken and linguini,” notes Barbara Spitzer of Lodi, California. “I keep changing the...

Cranberry Cornmeal Dressing

This moist dressing is perfect when paired with poultry or even pork. The sweet-tart flavor of the dried cranberries really...


Whipped Carrots with Cranberries

Margie Haen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin sends her special dish with an obvious fall feel. The buttery texture and sweetness...


Pressure Cooker Celebration Brussels Sprouts

This recipe hits all the flavor points and makes a fantastic side throughout the year. Plus, you've got to love...


Festive Rice

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


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...


Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

This colorful casserole is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, with its combination of sweet potatoes, cranberries and apples. I...


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...

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Cranberry Wild Rice

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


Cherry-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sweet dried cherries, brown sugar and tangy lemon juice spruce up tender squash halves in this special wintertime side dish....


Pomegranate-Glazed Green Beans

Green beans are a popular vegetable in our house. They get a nice zing from this slightly tangy glaze featuring...


Herbed Apple-Cranberry Bread Dressing

Not all stuffings are created equal. My version of the classic side dish features apples for a sweet crunch and...


Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Almonds

If Brussels sprouts taste bitter to you, roast them for a gentle sweetness that goes with cranberries and almonds. This...


Cranberry-Walnut Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are one food that picky eaters often resist. This recipe will change their mind. You can also add...