21 Delicious Cranberry Recipes That You Need To Try!

The way we see it, cranberries simply have it all. They’re slightly sweet, tart, and just as delicious inside dishes as they are in decadent desserts. This fall, give yourself (and your family) the gift of a bevy of cranberry recipes, from salads to pies, sauces to sandwiches. These juicy little berries add a burst of fresh fall flavor to just about anything. When it comes to holiday recipes, cranberries are king. Serve up these cranberry dishes like tender bread, easy pie dessert ideas, and savory stuffing. Here are 21 amazing cranberry recipes to enjoy with your family and friends. 


21. Nutty Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe

Nutty Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe

Nutty Oatmeal Cranberry Bars are made with colorful fresh cranberries, oatmeal, and pecans for an easy sweet little bite or main dessert ideas for any holiday or special occasion. I do love cranberry season, don’t you? There is something so uplifting about those perky tart red berries that just puts a smile on my face. These days the fresh cranberries are usually reserved for our favorite cranberry recipes like Nutty Oatmeal Cranberry Bars.
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20. Easy Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Easy Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Shortbread Cookies are delicious Christmas cranberry recipes that are easy to make. The buttery shortbread pairs perfectly with the tart dried cranberries making them a festive cookie for holiday dessert ideas. One of my favorite Christmas cookies is shortbread. I love the buttery melt-in-your-mouth texture and they can be flavored in so many ways. For the holidays, you can’t beat a red and white cookie and these cranberry shortbread cookies are just perfect.
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19. Cranberry Bliss Bars

Cranberry Bliss Bars

These Cranberry Bliss Bars are blissful, indeed! A moist, chewy blondie packed with tart, dried cranberries, and chunks of white chocolate topped with a sweet, cream cheese and white chocolate frosting with a hint of zesty orange, then topped with more tart dried cranberries and a drizzle of white chocolate. While Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars are a seasonal treat showing up only during the holiday season, you can indulge in them year-round with these quick and easy, homemade holiday recipes.
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18. White Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

White Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

White Chocolate Cranberry Muffins — Soft, fluffy, and bursting with cranberries in every bite! The perfect way to use your fresh cranberries!! It’s that time of year for cranberry recipes. I just love cranberries and they’re perfect in these muffins. Sweet white chocolate pairs perfectly with the cranberries and balances their tartness. It’s one of my favorite flavor combinations. The muffins are soft, fluffy, buttery, and ultra-moist. A combination of sour cream (or Greek yogurt), buttermilk, and the natural juices from the cranberries all help to create moist muffins with a tender crumb. 
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17. Fresh Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies

Fresh Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies

Fresh Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies are delicious, soft cream cheese cookies with fresh cranberries and white chocolate chunks. These cranberry recipes are overloaded with white chocolate and tangy fresh cranberries for a bright festive look. They would be the perfect addition to your holiday recipes! It’s just a seasonal, festive version of my  Strawberry Cream Cheese Cookies. White chocolate and cranberries are my favorite add-in when I’m doing my holiday baking. These two provide a great holiday feel to any dessert ideas. 
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16. Easy Orange Cranberry Bread

Easy Orange Cranberry Bread

This quick bread is one of the best cranberry recipes on my list! Easy Orange Cranberry Bread is perfectly zesty and sweet. Your family will beg you to make this every holiday season! This Easy Orange Cranberry Bread comes together fast and looks gorgeous after it’s baked. Plus, it cuts like a dream which is always a wonderful plus when serving or giving away slices to family. Make this bread in the morning and people will love coming downstairs to the smell of the bright, happy bread. It’s basically a muffin in a bread pan!
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15. Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Cranberry Upside Down Cake

This Cranberry Upside Down Cake is full of your favorite holiday spices and fresh cranberries, sweetened with dark brown sugar and kicked up with tangy orange zest. Perfect for the holiday recipes or anytime cranberries are in season! This Cranberry Upside Down Cake is bouncing all around our kitchen at the moment. In the fridge. On the counter. In our bellies. Back in the fridge. Oh sure, why not one more piece. Back out of the fridge. It’s in high demand. 
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14. Oatmeal Cranberry Bars 

Oatmeal Cranberry Bars 

Layers of oats, fresh cranberries & a delicious crumb topping make up these Oatmeal Cranberry Bars. They’re perfect for holiday recipes & easy to make gluten-free! Whip these up for a sweet breakfast or wonderful winter snack. These bars are the perfect way to make cranberry recipes when they’re in season! And when they’re out of season, you can still make them any time of the year with frozen cranberries!
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13. Crustless Cranberry Pie

Crustless Cranberry Pie

Crustless Cranberry Pie —A FAST, super EASY, no-mixer dessert that’s perfect for holiday entertaining!! Somewhere in between pie, cake, and blondies are what you get with this FESTIVE recipe! Take advantage of those fresh cranberries!! This is a super easy, no-mixer dessert that’s perfect for last-minute holiday entertaining. And my last fresh cranberry recipe of the year. So if you have some cranberries lingering in the back of your fridge, now you know what to do with them. It’s one of the most delicious cranberry recipes of all time. 
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12. Cranberry Apple Crisp

Cranberry Apple Crisp

If you love cranberries and apples, you have to try this Easy Apple Cranberry Crisp! Featuring juicy apples, tart cranberries, and a buttery oat crumble topping! Use fresh cranberries or frozen cranberries… both work great! Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert or holiday parties! This is a humble dessert that’s SO comforting! And it’s absolutely delicious with a few scoops of vanilla ice cream on top! It’s one of my best cranberry recipes ever and trust me you will love it too. 
Get the recipe here.


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11. Nantucket Cranberry Tart

Nantucket Cranberry Tart

This Nantucket Cranberry Tart combines fresh cranberries and almonds in a simple, delicious dessert. After enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving feast – quick and easy Nantucket Cranberry Tarts are the perfect finishing touch for any holiday recipes. This fantastic dessert combines fresh cranberries and sliced almonds, baked under an almond-flavored cake. It’s very simple to prepare and can even bake while you and your family and friends are eating Thanksgiving dinner.
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10. Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Bark

Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Bark

Cranberry and pistachio white chocolate bark are perfect for Christmas! It’s like almond bark but with pistachios. These easy holiday recipes are so simple to make and if you are a fan of white chocolate, cranberry, and pistachio, you’ll love it! This Christmas bark with pistachios and cranberries is perfect for cookie swaps and any holiday event. It’s one of the best cranberry recipes and once you taste it, you will crave more. 
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9. Cranberry Bliss Coffee Cake

Cranberry Bliss Coffee Cake

This Cranberry Bliss Coffee Cake Recipe is a delicious coffee cake loaded with Cranberries, White Chocolate, and a Cream Cheese Frosting. This soft coffee cake with cranberries is a twist on the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar and is super popular with our family. It’s one of those cranberry recipes that you make once and then you’ll be asked to make it forever because it’s just that good! 
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8. Cranberry Orange Scones 

Cranberry Orange Scones 

Orange Cranberry Scones are easy baking dessert ideas with a light, fluffy texture, and these gluten-free gems are loaded with flavor. Baking up a quick batch of Orange Cranberry Scones is a great way to complement your coffee or tea any time of the day. You can use fresh or frozen cranberries with orange zest or orange juice in this easy recipe. This easy gluten-free recipe yields 12 – 14 delicious scones. These Cranberries Orange Scones were a hit in our home and we will be adding this recipe to our rotation!
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7. Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Get your taste buds ready because cranberry cream cheese dip combines the sweet, tart flavor, and salty for a delicious fall-friendly appetizers dip that looks beautiful and tastes amazing! This Cranberry Cream Cheese dip is a beautiful mix of cranberry tart and the sweet taste of sugar and jam. A perfect combo with cream cheese, eating with pretzel crisps adds the bit of salt that just takes this recipe to the next level. It’s one of my best ever cranberry recipes and I just have to make it often. I really can’t resist such dessert ideas. 
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6. Easy Hot Cranberry Tea Recipe 

Easy Hot Cranberry Tea Recipe 

Easy Hot Cranberry Tea Recipe is the perfect tea to make for your holiday recipes.  Not only does it taste great, but it’s beautiful to look at through a clear glass mug. This recipe combines the tangy taste of cranberries or uses cranberry juice and lemons with the sweetness of oranges. Allowing the flavors to blend together takes this tea to a different level. It’s one of the easiest cranberry recipes to make and very tasty. When you’re looking for a combination of flavors that’s not too sweet and not too tart – this recipe will satisfy your taste buds. Also, this recipe is best for breakfast or evening with fresh toast or side dishes.
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5. Cream Cheese Cranberry Bread

Cream Cheese Cranberry Bread

While pumpkin bread is a classic dessert/breakfast/snack staple during autumn months, there isn’t really an equivalent treat for winter…until now. This loaf is perfectly moist, sweet, and tart, and is the perfect thing to make when you’ve got friends or family coming over, or for when you just need a little pick-me-up to start or end your day. Filled with lots of love and cranberries and cream cheese, this loaf is the best way to kick start the morning. One of the best cranberry recipes to have for breakfasts I must say!
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4. White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge Recipe 

 White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge Recipe 

With cranberries, pecans, and holiday spices, this White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge is perfect for holiday recipes and gift-giving! If you’ve never made fudge before, rest assured this popular type of candy is very easy. These White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge actually might be the easiest dessert ideas you’ll ever make! And when I say that, I truly mean it. 
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3. Fresh Cranberry Almond Soft Batch Cookies Recipe

Fresh Cranberry Almond Soft Batch Cookies Recipe

These little pillows of joy are my current holiday obsession. They’re so poofy! And soft! And flavorful! You know I have a thing for fresh cranberries, as evidenced here and here and here. So while I’m making all things cranberry, I also NEVER run out of cranberries. It’s the never-ending cranberry recipes, and I am certainly not complaining about it. I wanted some soft almond cookies, and with the aforementioned cranberries on hand, figured I’d combine the two. These are easy to throw together, pretty with a pop of red, and balanced by the sweet almond flavor in contrast to tart, fresh cranberries or leftover cranberries. 
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2. Glazed Lemon Cranberry Muffins 

Glazed Lemon Cranberry Muffins 

Glazed Lemon Cranberry Muffins are a match made in heaven. The glaze is so amazing! I never used to like cranberries. Especially in Muffins. This seems rather bizarre to me at the moment, given that I have no less than three dozen lemon cranberry muffins in my freezer right now. And that doesn’t even count all the cranberry recipes that my family has consumed in the last week. 
Get the recipe here.


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1. Cranberry Orange Swirl Cookies

Cranberry Orange Swirl Cookies

Cranberry Orange Swirl Cookies are tasty sugar cookies that are perfect for holiday recipes. Made with fresh cranberries and orange zest in the cookie dough and in the filling, these cookies are bursting with flavor. I started baking these cookies several years ago and they make it on my baking list every holiday season. There are so many things to love about these cranberry recipes and trust me you are gonna love it too. 
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