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Fresh Cranberry Recipes

Fresh cranberries make fantastic additions to a variety of recipes. Try these fresh cranberry recipes, including cake, cheesecake, cookies, salsa, punch, pie, muffins, jam, bread, chutney, pudding, trifle, salads, applesauce and more.

Apple Cranberry Crumble

Apple Cranberry Crumble

Apple Cranberry Crumble

When I first took this fruity dessert to my family's Thanksgiving dinner, it quickly became a tradition. We enjoy it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack time! —Teri Roberts, Hilliard, Ohio

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

I rely on applesauce to keep this crowd-pleasing cake tender and moist. The blend of nuts, cranberries and apples complements the subtle hint of wheat flour for terrific taste.—Martha Pollock, Oregonia, Ohio

Winning Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

Winning Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

Winning Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

This recipe is a different - and tasty - way to serve sweet potatoes. It goes well with ham, turkey or chicken.
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Cheddar Waldorf Salad

Cheddar Waldorf Salad

Cheddar Waldorf Salad

Wherever I take this one-of-a-kind salad, people eat it until it's gone. I got the original recipe from my mother-in-law and adapted it to fit my tastes. My fondness for cheese and cranberries prompted my to toss them into the delicious mix.

Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake

Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake

Sweet Potato Cranberry Bake

In October, my husband helps harvest cranberries at a friend's bogs, so I have access to the very freshest ingredients. Their bold autumn flavor pairs up perfectly with sweet potatoes to make a seasonal side dish my family looks forward to.

Apple Cranberry Cobbler

Apple Cranberry Cobbler

Apple Cranberry Cobbler

"My family enjoys the sweetness of the apples as well as the tartness of the cranberries in this old-fashioned treat," says Regina Stock of Topeka, Kansas. "It's a great dessert to make during the peak of apple season."

Three-Fruit Relish

Three-Fruit Relish

Three-Fruit Relish

A lovely red color and nice tangy flavor make this relish a hit whenever I serve it. It's great at Thanksgiving and Christmas - or any time. I keep frozen cranberries on hand so we can enjoy it year-round. -Maureen Alexander, San Jose, California

Spicy Cranberry Drink

Spicy Cranberry Drink

Spicy Cranberry Drink

Red-hot candies add a little spice to this rosy beverage that's perfect for holiday buffets or winter potlucks. Serve it hot or cold. At 28 cents a serving, it's inexpensive, too. —Ruth Hastings, Louisville, Illinois

Sugar 'N' Spice Cranberries

Sugar 'N' Spice Cranberries

Sugar 'N' Spice Cranberries

"My grandmother gave me the recipe for this tangy cranberry dish more than 30 years ago," says Jill Alpert of Kansas, Missouri. "It's a nice accompaniment to a traditional turkey dinner, but it also goes well with pork. I save a portion to make the cranberry gelatin salad for the next day."

Apricot Cranberry Cake

Apricot Cranberry Cake

Apricot Cranberry Cake

"This cranberry and apricot cake is a yummy treat for breakfast or brunch," says Helen Borkoski of Silver Spring, Maryland. "Its aroma while baking calls everyone to the kitchen."

Potluck Cranberry Apple Crisp

Potluck Cranberry Apple Crisp

Potluck Cranberry Apple Crisp

I first tasted this recipe at a potluck dinner. It's become one of the desserts I like to serve at Thanksgiving and other fall get-togethers.
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