Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    1 review

    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

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    Cranberry Biscotti

    This cranberry biscotti is the perfect hostess gift for the holidays. Pack it into a festive Christmas tin and top...


    Cranberry Orange Almond Quick Bread

    4 reviews

    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

    6 reviews

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


    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...

    Cranberry-Eggnog Drop Scones

    1 review

    Round out a festive brunch menu with a fresh-baked treat from the oven. My tender scones feature a pleasant eggnog...


    Chocolate Chip-Cherry Chunk Cookies

    2 reviews

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

    Cranberry Lemon Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    I bake cookies all year long, so my friends and family call me the "Cookie Lady"! Whenever I bake these...


    Winning Cranberry Chip Cookies

    13 reviews

    Chock-full of cranberries, chocolate chips and nuts, these cookies are fun to eat. They offer a change of pace from...


    Cranberry Orange Scones

    59 reviews

    Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savor the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....


    Holiday Lace Cookies

    2 reviews

    It's hard to stop eating these buttery cookies dotted with pecans and dried cranberries. I cherish this recipe from my...

    Cranberry Nut Sweet Potato Bread

    We grow plenty of sweet potatoes, so I try to use them in different ways. Slices of this bread, studded...


    Festive Cranberry Oat Cookies

    1 review

    These cookies that I adapted from another recipe call to mind ones my mother used to bake. Instead of stirring...


    Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

    10 reviews

    I needed a new holiday cookie, so I tweaked an old 4-H recipe. This updated oatmeal cookie with cranberries and...


    Mini Carrot Cakes with Cranberry Caramel Sauce

    This recipe was inspired by two classic favorites, carrot cake and pineapple upside-down cake. Of course, gorgeous and delicious cranberries...


    Granola Streusel Cranberry Muffin Mix

    These are great for breakfast. Once the family gets a taste, these delicious muffins will disappear quickly! —Karen Moore, Jacksonville,...

    Cranberry Slices

    6 reviews

    The holidays wouldn't be complete without a plateful of homemade cookies to give family and friends. Try these for gifts.—American...


    Quick Cranberry Chip Cookies

    12 reviews

    I received these delightful cookies for Christmas a few years ago. I was watching my diet, but I couldn't stay...


    Cranberry Pear Tart

    This homey tart looks and tastes like apple pie, except it uses pears! Each serving has half the calories of...


    Cranberry Chip Monkey Bread

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


    Apple Cranberry Upside-Down Cakes

    Cornmeal gives this upside-down cake a unique texture. Apples, cranberries and pecan make a delicious alternative to the typical pineapple...


    Cran-Orange Oatmeal Cookies

    2 reviews

    Dried cranberries, coconut and orange makes this crisp, chewy oatmeal cookie a real standout.—Ellen Woodham-Johnson, Matteson, Illinois


    Double Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti

    1 review

    I'm Italian, and this biscotti is a holiday tradition at our house. It's a low calorie treat that is heavenly...


    Cranberry Muffins with Walnut-Thyme Streusel

    A friend of mine gave me a great recipe for blueberry muffins. I wanted to make a batch, but I...

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    Orange-Cranberry Shortbread

    Holiday cookies should be extra-special, so I created this beautiful, delicious shortbread with cranberries, orange and holiday spices to both...


    Cranberry Chocolate Cookies with a Kick

    1 review

    Here's a cookie that makes you stop in your tracks to figure out what that delicious flavor is on the...


    Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

    2 reviews

    For years, I made Swedish thumbprint cookies with raspberry jam and walnuts. Now at Christmas, I use pistachios and cranberries...


    Almond & Cranberry Coconut Bread

    1 review

    Here’s an all-around great bread for any season. The red bursts of cranberry lend every slice extra appeal for Christmastime....


    Glazed Cranberry Biscuits

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


    Cranberry-Orange Snack Cake

    This recipe contains so many great holiday flavors, including pecans, orange, and cranberry, without the post-holiday guilt! I also love...