11 Cranberry Recipes For The Holidays

Cranberries aren’t just a Thanksgiving ingredient. They are great all the way through Christmas and even New Year’s Eve. So, if you have a stash of fresh (or frozen) cranberries left over from Thanksgiving, here are some delicious ways to keep that holiday spirit going.

1. Cranberry Oat Muffins

A closeup of a Cranberry Oat Bran Muffin with dried cranberries laying around it on a wood surface.
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These delicious cranberry oat muffins have a great dose of fiber to go with those cranberries. They make a great take-along snack, they go well with coffee for breakfast in the morning, or on occasion, even make a great dessert.

2. Cranberry Pie

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This delicious cranberry pie is totally worthy of your holiday table. The best part is that it’s a healthy pie recipe, and the pie is so good, that everyone will be raving about it.

3. Cranberry Butter

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Cranberry butter is one of those fabulous treats that you get to enjoy only once a year. It’s that time when you see tons of extra lights around town, hear holiday music on the radio, and smell homemade food in the kitchen.

4. Cranberry Muffins

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These homemade cranberry muffins are perfect for the autumn and winter months. They smell great in the oven, and they are absolutely great fall and winter comfort food.

5. Catalina Cranberry Chicken

A chicken breast covered in Catalina cranberry sauce, on a white plate.
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This Catalina cranberry chicken recipe is a delicious adaptation. I love recipes like this because it’s an opportunity to show people that you don’t have to rely on packaged, processed foods to enjoy a good dinner.

6. Cranberry Walnut Salad

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This cranberry walnut salad is the perfect, balanced salad in the flavor department. Some crunchy, nutty flavor from the walnuts, some softer sweet flavor from the cranberries, and some zing from the blue cheese crumbles. Delish!

7. Cranberry Pecan Quinoa

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This cranberry pecan quinoa recipe makes for a deliciously sweet start to your morning. It’s a delicious breakfast that you can also enjoy for lunch or dinner.

8. Cranberry Butternut Bake

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This cranberry butternut bake recipe is perfect for your holiday table. But it also works great during a regular weeknight dinner.

9. Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal With Cranberries

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This pumpkin baked oatmeal with cranberries is destined to become a family favorite. Start your holiday mornings off right with a big bowl of oats, pumpkin, cranberries, and so much more!

10. Coconut Almond Cranberry Chicken

A closeup of a bowl of Cranberry Chicken.
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This Coconut Almond Cranberry Chicken is quick to make on a busy weeknight. It’s packed with delicious, good-for-you ingredients and will satisfy your cranberry cravings to boot.

11. Cranberry Upside Down Cake

A whole Cranberry Upside Down Cake resting on a wood cutting board.
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This cranberry upside-down cake is a perfect cake for the holiday season. Whether you’re just having company over on a Friday evening or looking for something to bring to the family holiday gathering, this cake is great for any occasion.

Baking Cookies For Christmas?

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If you love baking cookies for Christmas, try this collection of delicious treats that are sure to inspire the holiday spirit in you.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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