Cranberry Chip Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 pancakes

Updated: Aug. 17, 2023
These simple pancakes taste so great, you don't even need syrup! Liven them up by adding cranberries, orange juice and vanilla chips to classic pancake batter. —Aris Gonzalez, Deltona, Florida
Cranberry Chip Pancakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 cup complete pancake mix
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup white baking chips


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook the cranberries and 1/2 cup water until berries pop, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the pancake mix, orange zest, orange juice and remaining water just until moistened. Fold in chips. Drain cranberries; fold into batter.
  2. Pour by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until second side is golden brown.
Sugared Cranberries
Heat 3 tablespoons light corn syrup in microwave until warm; gently toss with 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, allowing excess syrup to drip off. Toss in 1/3 cup sugar to coat. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set, about 1 hour. 

Nutrition Facts

3 pancakes: 368 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 853mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.