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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    Chocolate Cherry Muffins

    After returning from a trip to Door County, Wisconsin loaded with dried cherries, I began looking for ways to use them. I developed this lower fat, whole grain, moist and delicious muffin with nutritious ingredients. It works well as an afternoon snack or on a brunch buffet. Everyone that tries them asks for the recipe! —Cindy Beberman, Orland Park, Illinois

    Pressure-Cooker French Toast

    This pressure-cooked French toast almost looks like a cake—it'll get the oohs and aahs of one, too, and without much...




    Turnip Greens Salad

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

    Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

    It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....


    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...

    Grandma’s Oatmeal Bars

    1 review

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


    Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

    Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a...


    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

    Eating just one of these healthy chocolate date energy balls satisfies my sweet tooth without added refined sugar. My recipe...

    Gorgonzola Shrimp Pasta

    2 reviews

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


    Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

    3 reviews

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


    Cranberry Biscotti

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


    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    1 review

    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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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    12 reviews

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

    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...


    10-Cup Cookies

    34 reviews

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


    Hazelnut Date Pumpkin Bread

    3 reviews

    In the fall when the leaves are changing, baking fever takes over. This tender pumpkin bread will make your home...


    Crackled Cranberry Pecan Cookies

    1 review

    Cranberries, orange and nuts make one of my favorite flavor combinations, and this special drop cookie fits in particularly well...


    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...


    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...

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    Pressure-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

    While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


    Pressure Cooker Chicken with Raisins and Capers

    Capers, golden raisins and fresh basil give this dish a sweetly savory flavor. And what's even better than that? The...


    Cherry Chicken Croissants

    5 reviews

    I had a similar chicken salad at a restaurant and created my own version. It may seem like an odd...


    Spiced Rum Fruitcake

    3 reviews

    This fruitcake not only can be made weeks ahead, it tastes better that way! You can substitute Brazil nuts, pecans...


    Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

    7 reviews

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


    Stollen Butter Rolls

    5 reviews

    My family members enjoy my stollen so much and say it’s just too good to be served only on holidays....