35 Cranberry Recipes with Festive Flavor

Hello and welcome to this thing we’re doing where we help you figure out what you’re gonna put in your mouth this week. Some of these are recipes we’ve tried, some of these are recipes we’re looking forward to trying, all of them are fucking delicious. Tell us what you want to put in your piehole or suggest your own recipes, and we’ll talk about which things we made, which things we loved, and which things have changed us irreversibly as people. Last week, we made cookies.

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The season for all cranberry everything is so short, but so sweet (and tart!). While cranberries might best be known for their cameo in the form of a gelatinous can shape on the Thanksgiving table, they’re delicious all through the winter season. Their unique flavor means they go well in sweet or savory dishes, adding flavor and tartness everywhere they go. Here’s 35 ways to enjoy cranberries while they’re available!


Sweets

1. White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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2. Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake

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3. Dark Chocolate Cranberry Almond Biscotti

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4. Cranberry Orange Walnut Truffles

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5. Mulled Cranberry Macarons

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6. White Chocolate Pistachio Cranberry Fudge

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7. Gluten-Fre Cranberry Citrus Cheesecake

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8. Cranberry Orange Cream Tart

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9. Overnight Cranberry French Toast Casserole

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10. Vegan Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

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11. Pears Poached in Spiced Cranberry Juice

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12. Lime Cranberry Crunchy Granola

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Savory

13. Freekeh, Kumara and Cranberry Salad

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14. Cranberry Nut Bars

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15. Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

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16. Cranberry Raspberry Brie Bites

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17. Cranberry-Glazed Turkey Meatballs

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18. Comte Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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19. Holiday Crostini

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20. Roasted Acorn Squash with Cranberry Sauce

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21. Balsamic Roasted Cranberries

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22. Savory Bread Pudding

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23. White Cheddar and Cranberry Skillet Dip

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24. Beets Sauteed with Cranberries

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Beverages

25. Cranberry Rosemary Moscow Mule

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26. Simple Christmas Sangria

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27. Cranberry Mojito

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28. Cranberry Mocktail

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29. Sparkling Cranberry Pomegranate Drink

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30. Cranberry Gin & Tonic

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31. Cranberry Citrus Margaritas with Rosemary

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32. Cranberry Mint Water

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33. Sparkling Cranberry Paloma

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34. Cranberry Whiskey Sour

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35. Cranberry Mulled Wine

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