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Crazy for Cranberries! - 39 recipes

A Thanksgiving tradition, cranberries' bright color and tart flavor add tang and zip to every dish. Homemade cranberry sauces and relishes are remarkably easy to make, and they add pizzazz to breads, muffins, salads and more!

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Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (38 Votes)
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Servings 4
Preparation time 5
Cooking time 20

  • 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 ounces gold rum, optional

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Keep this cranberry bread on hand for holiday visitors

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 to 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted or canola oil
  • 3/4 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries, halved
  • 1 cup walnuts or hazelnuts, chopped
4.5/5 (46 Votes)

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Cranberry chutney is a great substitute for cranberry jelly at Thanksgiving

  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, about 1 pound
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup tart apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
4.5/5 (15 Votes)

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Sweet, spicy, tart and flavorful, this cranberry Serrano relish is a perfect side for Thanksgiving, or serve with g...

  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 (2-inch) piece ginger, grated and peeled
  • 1 serrano chile, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (12-ounce) bag cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Grated zest of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
4.5/5 (15 Votes)

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Both sweet and savory, this Cranberry Pretzel Salad offers the best of two worlds! Serve this up at your Thanksgivi...

  • LAYER 1:
  • 2 cups pretzels, crushed
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • LAYER 2:
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 (8-ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • LAYER 3:
  • 1 large package black cherry Jello
  • 2 cans whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups boiling water
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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This Creamy Apple Cranberry Coleslaw recipe is perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner

  • 1 cup Miracle Whip Dressing
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 package coleslaw blend, 16 ounces (cabbage slaw mix)
  • 1 medium crisp apple such as Granny Smith, Braeburn or Fuji, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
4.5/5 (30 Votes)

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Homemade cranberry sauce is so much better than canned, and this recipe is paleo friendly! No one at your family Th

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Juice and zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
4.7/5 (11 Votes)

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This adult Cranberry Cider Punch is perfect for this time of year and for Thanksgiving

  • SIMPLE SYRUP:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • Few slices orange rind
  • BURSTING CRANBERRIES:
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/3 cup water
  • PUNCH:
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 3/4 cups cranberry juice
  • 2/3 cup ginger beer
  • 1/3 cup autumn simple syrup
4.7/5 (13 Votes)

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These wonderful white chocolate and cranberry cookies are great if you prefer cookies that are not as sweet!

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
4.6/5 (23 Votes)

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A little spicy with the jalapeño, and a little sweet with the cranberry sauce, this turkey and cranberry is a fun...

  • 2 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese such as jack or cheddar
  • 1/4 pound turkey, cooked, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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Sweet and tart, this cranberry and orange relish is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner

  • 1 large orange
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages fresh cranberries
4.7/5 (7 Votes)

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Sweetness from added strawberries and honey, a little zip from fresh black pepper, this cranberry sauce is perfect ...

  • 2 cups prepared cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup crushed strawberries
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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Simply delicious! This sweet jammy sauce also pops with the tartness from fresh, juicy berries

  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries, divided
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (orange liqueur)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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These easy canapes are perfect for a light snack or appetizer in autumn

  • 24 walnut halves (about 3/4 cup)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 24 thin slices whole-wheat baguette, from 1/2 baguette
  • 8 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, choped, plus whole leaves for garnish
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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This Cranberry Apple Raisin Crisp is a perfect dessert

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 5 1/2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 (12-ounce) package cranberries (about 3-cups)
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (from about 1 orange)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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