21 Delicious Cranberry Recipes
Don’t get bogged down thinking cranberries are just for traditional sauce. There’s way more to this tart treat.
Microwaving the chocolate helps keep the temperature below 92°, ideal for tempering. Use the best-quality white chocolate you can find (not those labeled "baking chips").
Put an autumn spin on a classic cocktail with fresh or frozen cranberries. A fruit-forward red wine, such as a Beaujolais or Zinfandel, works best for this recipe.
- Recipe: Cranberry Sangria
Brighten your table with this festive and healthful side dish. Asian chili-garlic sauce gives the sprouts a lively kick.
For a pretty presentation, top the tart with sugared cranberries: Steep whole berries in simple syrup in the refrigerator 8 hours, then roll in sugar and let stand 1 hour to dry.
This festive cocktail offers a delightful new way to consume one of fall's sweetest fruits. Be sure you build in time to refrigerate the gin, cranberry, and sugar mixture at least overnight.
- Recipe: Cranberry Negroni
Orange liqueur and orange zest combined with cranberries add bright, juicy flavor to the traditional oatmeal cookie. Serve with a refreshing glass of milk.
Sweet, fresh cranberry salsa takes the place of traditional cocktail sauce in this tasty appetizer, sure to impress guests.
Sweet honeycomb and chopped dried cranberries pack a flavorful punch in this succulent spiral ham.
- Recipe: Honeycomb Spiral Ham
This quick and easy salad topped with crunchy walnuts, luscious goat cheese, and tart cranberries is a delicious way to welcome fall.
Sweet, tart cranberries blend perfectly with chewy oatmeal in these cookies. They're sure to be a hit with the kids too!
- Recipe: Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Cranberries and chopped dill create a festive topping for baked salmon, great for when guests are over. You can also cook in a covered grill over high heat.
These decorative treats are sure to be the talk of your next party. Drizzle the white chocolate over the baked cookies, or let the kids create a fun pattern.
Cranberry jelly is the secret to these sweet and savory BBQ meatballs. Pair with our Cranberry Negroni for a festive and filling starter menu.
- Recipe: Cranberry BBQ Meatballs
All you need is 35 minutes to prepare this company-worthy fish entrée. Opt for fresh U.S. Pacific halibut for a sustainable choice.
Nutty pistachios and sweet dried cranberries combine in these two-bite brownies. Wrap them in cellophane bags with ribbon as a thoughtful (and tasty!) gift.
Put a festive spin on this traditional cocktail with marinated cranberries, cranberry juice, and mint syrup.
- Recipe: Holiday Mojito
Add flavor to bland halibut with bright cranberry chutney. Chopped jalepeño pepper, onion, and black pepper give it a kick!
A Cranberry-Port Vinaigrette, made with cranberry compote, enhances the flavor of savory black pepper chèvre pastries in this sophisticated dish.
Combine two sweet and tangy fall fruits like cranberries and apricots and you'll end up with this deliciously addicting relish. Try serving it with your Thanksgiving meal in place of the traditional cranberry sauce.
- Recipe: Apricot Cranberry Relish
Impress your guests with a main dish that looks as good as it tastes. The deeply flavorful glaze can be made up to 1 day ahead of time.