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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      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 10 minutes to whip up the dough and pop it in the oven. —Joyce Gemperlein, Rockville, Maryland

      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...


      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...


      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....

      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...


      Nutty Cranberry Sticky Buns

      4 reviews

      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

      2 reviews

      My sweet-tart cookies make a terrific addition to a holiday dessert tray. I love the creamy orange filling.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle,...


      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

      2 reviews

      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

      2 reviews

      This French toast is stuffed with fresh pears, dried cranberries, pecans, Brie and cream cheese. It's an easy overnight recipe...


      Cranberry Persimmon Cookies

      2 reviews

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

      Cranberry Butter Crunch Bark

      One Christmas I dreamed this recipe up when making buttercrunch toffee. It is an addictive treat that disappears fast.—Heather Ferris,...


      Fruit & Nut Salad

      1 review

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


      Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread

      2 reviews

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


      Fruited Sausage Stuffing

      3 reviews

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


      Spiced Cran-Apple Brisket

      7 reviews

      “Kids seem to love this recipe the most, although every adult who tastes it becomes an instant fan as well....


      Cranberry-Port Fudge Brownies

      2 reviews

      "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-Orange Spinach Salad

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


      Cranberry Chicken Wraps

      23 reviews

      Loaded with cranberries, chicken, apples and spinach, these nutritious wraps are fast, moist and flavorful. —Sarah White, Salt Lake City,...

      Sausage-Mushroom Cranberry Tart

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      Joyce Conway, Westerville, Ohio
      Joyce is always experimenting in the kitchen and loves to bring this recipe to...


      Spinach Almond Salad

      4 reviews

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


      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

      4 reviews

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


      Cranberry Clementine Bars

      1 review

      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

      1 review

      As a single retiree, I roast a turkey breast half instead of making a whole turkey dinner. This is a...