A 6 photo collage of cranberry recipes.

Cranberry Recipes for your Holiday Table

These cranberry recipes are a bit diverse so we’ve divided them into different sections below. In our opinion, cranberries are the quintessential holiday food. They can be prepared to be sweet or tart, and can be used as a condiment, added to a savory dish, or made into desserts. We’re sure you’ll find a cranberry recipe that you’ll love among this collection.

Cranberry Sauces, Salsas, and Relishes

This section contains several recipes for cranberry sauce, but there’s also recipes for cranberry salsa and cranberry relish. Each of these recipes is slightly different representing the different tastes of the recipe creators. We’re sure you’ll find a cranberry sauce recipe that you’ll enjoy, and since homemade cranberry sauce is so easy to make, you may never go back to buying the canned stuff again.

Homemade Orange Cranberry Sauce

A bowl of whole berry cranberry sauce garnished with strips of orange zest.

This easy homemade orange cranberry sauce is made in just 15 minutes! Flavored with apple cider and orange zest and slightly sweetened with brown sugar, this fresh cranberry sauce is the best for Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey.

Tasty Jalapeno Cranberry Salsa

A container of dark colored cranberry salsa garnished with green onions and cilantro.  A tortilla chip is dipped into the container scooping up some salsa.

This Cranberry Salsa will add a little extra spice to your holiday season. It’s a simple salsa, made with fresh cranberries along with a little bit of jalapeno heat.

Cranberry Orange Sauce

A bowls of whole berry cranberry sauce with a spoon in it.

Step your cranberry sauce game up this year with this easy cranberry orange sauce, seasoned with ginger. You may just convert some new cranberry sauce lovers!

Cranberry Orange Relish

A glass bowl filled with finished cranberry orange relish. Bits of red, orange, and white are visible in the mixture.

Cranberry Orange relish is crisp and refreshing. Fresh cranberries and oranges are combined in a food processor to create a delicious relish that’s sure to become a new favorite way to eat cranberries.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

A white bowl heaping with cranberry sauce is surrounded by raw cranberries and sprigs of fresh rosemary.

This homemade cranberry sauce is a 6 ingredient recipe that’s made with fresh cranberries, sugar and a hint of spice.

Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

A bowl of cranberry sauce.

Sugar free cranberry sauce with just 4 ingredients is a must to serve with your Thanksgiving meal. It is easy to make and the perfect complement to turkey.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce–Instant Pot, Stove Top

A bowl of cranberry sauce garnished with orange zest and fresh cranberries.  The bowl sits on a plate with raw cranberries scattered around and a large sprig of fresh rosemary off to one side.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce is easy to make and so much better than store bought ones! This cranberry sauce is flavorful, sweet, tart, and makes a perfect accompaniment to your holiday meals. Serve it with some classic holiday foods, or use it in your baked goods, with your favorite breakfast, as a topping on a cheesecake, or parfait.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

A close up of a large bowl filled with whole berry cranberry sauce.

A simple recipe for fresh and easy homemade cranberry sauce. Made with real whole cranberries and just 3 other ingredients, this is an easy, traditional must-have for your next holiday dinner.

Apple Cranberry Sauce

A rectangular shaped container filled with chunky apple cranberry sauce and garnished with two sticks of cinnamon.

Apple Cranberry Sauce is a refreshingly delicious change from the typical cranberry sauce. A flavorful balance of sweet and tart, with a hints of cinnamon and orange, even those who swear they don’t like cranberry sauce find they enjoy this tasty recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

A white gravy boat filled with homemade cranberry sauce.

We understand the temptation of just grabbing a store-bought cranberry sauce, but if you give this homemade cranberry sauce recipe a try, you’ll love it!

Cranberry Orange Sauce

A bowl of thick cranberry sauce garnished with strips of orange zest.

Cranberry sauce is paired with orange citrus flavor for an easy and sweet Thanksgiving side dish.

Side Dishes with Cranberries

Cranberries aren’t just a condiment to put on your plate. They’re also a delicious addition to side dishes. We’ve collected a few side dish recipes that contain cranberries for you to try.

Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

A plate of wild rice pilaf with cranberries mixed in and garnished with parsley leaves.

Lightly toasted brown and black rice is combined with savory aromatics, then simmered to a softened perfection. This recipe pairs sauteed vegetables and dried cranberries to make this cranberry wild rice pilaf a magical experience for your mouth.

Savory Baked Pears with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, and Cranberries

A baked pear topped with cranberries , walnuts and melted gorgonzola.

These Savory Baked Pears are cooked with blue cheese, pecans, and cranberries for a sweet, savory, and unique Thanksgiving side dish recipe.

Cranberry Salad

A bowl filled with a fluffy pink salad and topped with chopped apple, fresh cranberries, marshmallows and a mint sprig.

This creamy cranberry salad is a blend of fresh cranberries, pineapple, marshmallows, pecans, coconut and apples, all tossed in a creamy dressing.

What do you think about these cranberry recipes? Did you find something that you think you would like? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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