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Dried Cranberry Recipes

Dried cranberries can be used for a wide selection of dishes. Try these dried cranberry recipes, including cookies, scones, granola, biscotti, salad, cranberry sauce, meatballs, wraps, stuffing, stollen, blondies, pitas and more.

White Christmas Fudge

White Christmas Fudge

White Christmas Fudge

This smooth, sweet fudge from Paula Truksa of Jewett, Texas is loaded with nuts and chewy fruit and would be just right for holiday gift-giving.

Cranberry-Pecan Pear Pie

Cranberry-Pecan Pear Pie

Cranberry-Pecan Pear Pie

This is one of my favorite pies to make in the fall. The spiced filling pairs perfectly with the buttery, flaky crust. I always make two of these luscious pies—one is never enough. —Frances Benthin, Scio, Oregon

Cranberry Pear Cake

Cranberry Pear Cake

Cranberry Pear Cake

If you want a change-of-pace cake that's full of fall flavors, try this pairing of cranberries and pears. The nutty filling and glaze topping elevate it from a coffee cake to a special dessert.
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Autumn Tossed Salad

Autumn Tossed Salad

Autumn Tossed Salad

“When you take this wonderful salad to a holiday gathering or serve it at home, you will get rave reviews and many requests for the recipe,” predicts field editor Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah.

Cranberry-Nut Couscous Salad

Cranberry-Nut Couscous Salad

Cranberry-Nut Couscous Salad

If you're looking for something a little different to take to a carry-in dinner, try this pretty salad featuring couscous, dried cranberries and almonds. It's easy to make and good for you, too! —Jean Ecos Hartland, Wisconsin

Elegant Cranberry Pear Salad

Elegant Cranberry Pear Salad

Elegant Cranberry Pear Salad

This salad recipe, with its combination of fresh ingredients and crunchy walnuts, is quick to make and yet looks very elegant. —Irene Fenlason, East Helena, Montana

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread

Tangy cranberries complement the appealing vanilla-citrus flavor of this quick bread shared by Ruth Burrus, a field editor from Zionsville, Indiana. The fine texture of her holiday loaf is similar to a pound cake.

Holiday Green Beans

Holiday Green Beans

Holiday Green Beans

"To make my green beans more festive for the holidays, I add dried cranberries," notes field editor Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "The touch of sweet honey complements the orange peel and tart cranberries."

Pistachio-Cranberry Biscotti for a Crowd

Pistachio-Cranberry Biscotti for a Crowd

Pistachio-Cranberry Biscotti for a Crowd

Field editor Dawn Fagerstrom of Warren Minnesota says friends were delighted to receive her fruit and nut biscotti mix. “Layer the dry ingredients in a clear jar, add a bow and attach the instructions for preparation and baking,” she notes.

Fruit and Caramel Brie

Fruit and Caramel Brie

Fruit and Caramel Brie

"I’m a stay-at-home mother with two boys and I enjoy cooking—especially appetizers," shares Tracy Schuhmacher from Penfield, New York. "It must run in the family because my mom served appetizers and desserts exclusively for several Christmas Eve celebrations. Brie is one of my favorite cheeses and this sweet-savory recipe is party-special but especially easy to throw together."

Contest-Winning Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Contest-Winning Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

Contest-Winning Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts

My daughters, grandkids and just about everyone who visits me looks forward to this mix of crunchy nuts, spices and fruit during the holidays. And tucked in colorful tins, it makes a handy last-minute gift idea for busy hostesses or drop-in visitors. —Joan Klinefelter, Utica, Illinois
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