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...


    Dried Cranberry Scones

    I go on vacation with my best friend to Michigan every July. Her cousin is allowed to come, too—but only...


    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....


    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

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

    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...


    Monster White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

    White chocolate and cranberries are a classic cookie combo. These stand apart because they're extra big, soft in the middle...

    Chocolate Chip-Cherry Chunk Cookies

    My grandmas and mom created this recipe with chocolate chips, cherries and spices, a combo of their favorite parts of...


    Glazed Cranberry Biscuits

    My family likes biscuits for breakfast. One Sunday, I decided to make those golden goodies extra special by adding white...


    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,...


    Sweet & Salty Cranberry Bars

    Studded with cranberries, cashews, chocolate and butterscotch, these dreamy morsels make an irresistible pop-in-your-mouth treat perfect for a holiday dessert...

    Gingered Cranberry Scones

    These are fabulous for breakfast or as a snack with tea in the afternoon. The tender scones are flavored with...


    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...


    Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones

    My daughter started making these as a "healthy" alternative to cookies since we seem to like cookies of any kind....


    Cranberry Port Cookies

    This is my version of a recipe I tasted years ago—my family loves it. The flaky cookies are filled with...


    Cranberry-Pine Nut Shortbread

    This rich, buttery shortbread is all dressed up with toasted nuts and dried cranberries. You’ll need just five ingredients and...

    Cranberry Lime Macaroons

    It wouldn’t be the holidays for my family and friends if I didn’t make these chewy lime-flavored macaroons. I usually...


    Mix for Cranberry Lemonade Bars

    I recently put all of our family’s special recipes in a cookbook to be passed down from generation to generation....


    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...


    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....


    Cranberry Persimmon Cookies

    During the holidays, I bake double batch after double batch of these moist drop cookies. Dotted with dried cranberries and...


    Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread

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

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    Cranberry-Port Fudge Brownies

    "These fudgy brownies are my friend, Krysta's, favorite!" The port wine adds a sophisticated flavor to this decadent dessert.
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    Cranberry Chip Monkey Bread

    Monkey bread is no stranger at our house, but I wanted a holiday version. This one with cranberries and eggnog...


    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...


    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...


    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...