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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.

Baked Cranberry Pudding

Baked Cranberry Pudding

Baked Cranberry Pudding

This is an old-fashioned pudding that's a cranberry lover's delight. Serve warm topped with whipped cream for an elegant look, or in bowls with rich cream poured over for a homey touch. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado

Cherry Cranberry Salad

Cherry Cranberry Salad

Cherry Cranberry Salad

Not a Christmas goes by that Deb Amrine doesn't fix this bright molded salad. "I've taken it to many holiday dinners, and everyone loves it--even people who don't usually enjoy cranberries," she reports from Grand Haven, Michigan.

Chunky Fruit and Nut Relish

Chunky Fruit and Nut Relish

Chunky Fruit and Nut Relish

"I tuck a glass jar of this colorful relish into Christmas gift baskets along with cookies and fudge," relates Donna Brockett of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. "Its tasty medley of fruits and nuts is delicious served with ham or poultry."
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Cran-Raspberry Pie

Cran-Raspberry Pie

Cran-Raspberry Pie

Jewel-toned fruits team up to pack this pretty pie with festive flavor. The recipe is one our four grown children especially enjoy when they come home for family holiday meals. —Verona Koehlmoos, Pilger, Nebraska

Cranberry Apple Relish

Cranberry Apple Relish

Cranberry Apple Relish

Give this tart, rose-colored relish a try, urges Carla Hodenfield of Ray, North Dakota. "It's a special dish even for those who can have sugar."

Cranberry Canes

Cranberry Canes

Cranberry Canes

In shape for the holidays, these confections from Salem, Oregon's Darlene Brenden are made from a recipe her mother handed down. "I still think her breads are better than mine--even when we're using the same recipe!" Darlene admits.

Tart Cranberry Chicken

Tart Cranberry Chicken

Tart Cranberry Chicken

My husband loves chicken when it's nice and moist, like it is in this autumn recipe. I serve it over hot fluffy rice with a salad and warm rolls on the side. The ruby-red sauce has a tart cinnamony flavor.

Cranberry Fruit Bread

Cranberry Fruit Bread

Cranberry Fruit Bread

My family looks forward to this flavorful combination of cranberry bread and fruitcake for the holidays. Baked in smaller pans, the pretty loaves make a nice gifts. The bread also freezes well. I got this recipe from a woman at church before my husband retired as minister. —Ellen Puotinen, Tower, Minnesota

Spicy Cranberry Nut Bread

Spicy Cranberry Nut Bread

Spicy Cranberry Nut Bread

Whenever Maxine Smith of Owanka, South Dakota serves slices of this favorite treat, someone asks for her recipe. "It's a moist, dark holiday bread chock-full of old-fashioned, spicy goodness," she notes.

Cranberry Pecan Salad

Cranberry Pecan Salad

Cranberry Pecan Salad

We harvest close to 500,000 pounds of pecans on our land here in West Texas. So, of course, I use pecans in many recipes. This tasty, colorful salad is great for holiday gatherings.—Janice Rogers, Odessa, Texas

Cranberry-Almond Apple Pie

Cranberry-Almond Apple Pie

Cranberry-Almond Apple Pie

This recipe is a family treasure from Maxine Theriauit of Nashua, New Hampshire. "My grandmother made this treat for Christmas," she says. "It's much better than everyday apple pie."
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