Dried Fruit Recipes

Versatile dried fruits keep indefinitely in the pantry, and can stand in for fresh fruit all year. Our favorite recipes with dried fruits include cozy baking recipes as well as healthy recipes with dried fruit.

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    Harvest Pork Roast

    I came up with this one evening when I had butternut squash, fresh picked apples and dried cranberries. I combined...


    Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

    While this rich, sweet Greek Easter bread, also known as tsoureki, is traditionally served during the spring, it can be...


    How to Make Chocolate-Covered Dates

    If you love sweets but try to eat healthy(ish), chocolate-covered dates are the perfect dessert—and they couldn't be easier to...


    Pistachio and Date Ricotta Crostini

    3 reviews

    My husband and I regularly have date night at home where we make a four-course meal. For appetizers, I like...

    Best Home Cooks: Lauren May

    For Lauren May of Must Love Herbs, cooking heirloom recipes is all about using what you have. In this case,...


    Appalachian Stack Cake with Apple-Bourbon Sauce

    My version of a completely traditional Appalachian stack cake was inspired by the way my ancestors would have made it...


    Chocolate Cherry Muffins

    1 review

    After returning from a trip to Door County, Wisconsin loaded with dried cherries, I began looking for ways to use...


    Pressure-Cooker French Toast

    A delicious morning treat, this French toast is made quickly in the Instant Pot pressure cooker, and it's definitely worth...


    Herby Chicken with Apricots and Feta

    4 reviews

    Mix up your weeknight menu with a flavorful braised chicken dish with Middle Eastern flair. I love to serve it...

    Bourbon Brioche Bread Pudding

    My husband wasn't a fan of bread pudding until I had him try a bite of mine from a local...


    Turnip Greens Salad

    1 review

    My Turnip Greens Salad was created using items from my garden. Because most people cook turnip greens, I wanted to...


    Grandma’s Oatmeal Bars

    2 reviews

    While I was growing up, I enjoyed my grandma's oatmeal bars every Christmas. This recipe reminds me of her and...


    Welsh Cakes

    My grandfather was Welsh and liked to make Welsh cakes on the griddle. Our whole family loves them. Sometimes he...


    Chocolate Date Energy Balls

    1 review

    Eating just one of these healthy treats satisfies my sweet tooth without added refined sugar. My recipe is a spinoff...

    Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

    3 reviews

    This creamy pasta dish is so quick and easy to make. It's perfect for weeknights, but feels special enough for...


    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    4 reviews

    These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We...


    Cranberry Biscotti

    1 review

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


    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    3 reviews

    I used to buy brand-name breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe, I've enjoyed making my...


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    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    4 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    15 reviews

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


    10 Health Benefits of Dates

    The health benefits of dates couldn't be sweeter!


    Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Orange Dressing

    Roasted pumpkin and dried fruits make this beautiful seasonal salad a natural match for holiday recipes. The dressing is a...


    Gluten- and Dairy-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread

    5 reviews

    After learning of gluten and dairy sensitivities in our family, I knew I had to re-create our favorite sweet bread....

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    Fennel-Jicama Salad

    3 reviews

    This crunchy jicama salad contains no mayonnaise, making it a great dish to pass. Mint adds a refreshing flavor, but...


    Apricot Dessert Bruschetta

    3 reviews

    Years ago, my mother took a trip to Italy, and this recipe reminds her of the sun-kissed fruits from the...


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    10-Cup Cookies

    40 reviews

    My mother used to make this easy 10-cup cookie recipe for my sisters and me. You could find one of...


    Date-Nut Honey Bars

    The flavor combination here reminds me of baklava—without the hours of work! These bars are perfect for holiday gifts, party...


    Cranberry Turkey Sloppy Joes

    Want a seasonal spin on classic sloppy joes? This combination of turkey and cranberries is a hit with everyone! The...


    Dried Cranberry Scones

    1 review

    I go on vacation with my best friend to Michigan every July. Her cousin is allowed to come, too—but only...