8 Ways to Cook with Fresh Cranberries

8 ways to cook with fresh cranberries

Vivid, bright red cranberries add a welcome pop of color to fall cuisine. Their tartness balances sweet flavors, and cranberries enhance our favorite autumn foods. You won’t find fresh cranberries year round, so grab a few bags at your grocery store this fall and take advantage of these tart round beauties this Thanksgiving. We’ve found eight ways to cook with fresh cranberries, and these incredible recipes will brighten up any fall table!

Cook Them Into Pie

cranberry pieSource: whatagirleats.com

Add this vibrant Nantucket cranberry pie to your holiday menu and you’ll have a new favorite dessert.

Serve Them As an Appetizer

cranberry crostiniSource: cookieandkate.com

Want a lovely and festive appetizer? Create a delicious cranberry crostini with leftover cranberry sauce and goat cheese.

Bake Them Into Scones

cranberry sconeSource: sweetpeaskitchen.com

These tender cranberry scones are packed with fresh cranberries, orange zest and drizzled with a delicious orange glaze.  They make a beautiful addition to a fall brunch menu.

Melt Them Into Brie

cranberry brieSource: gimmesomeoven.com

Brie and cranberries make an amazing combo, and this no-fuss cranberry pistachio baked brie is a perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.

Mix Them Into Quick Bread

cranberry breadSource: chefinyou.com

This fresh cranberry and orange bread makes a great healthy fall snack or breakfast treat.

Stir Them Into Stuffing

cranberry stuffingSource: fedandfit.com

Oven-crisped sweet potato croutons, browned Italian sausage, and super fresh and delicious cranberries make this paleo sweet potato cranberry stuffing a side dish everyone will love!

Cook Them Into a Crisp

cranberry crispSource: storyofakitchen.com

Enjoy a burst of autumn flavor in this yummy, warm cranberry crisp recipe.

Sautee Them in a Skillet

skillet cranberriesSource: popsugar.com

Shaved brussels sprouts, freshly sliced cranberries, toasted pecans, and pancetta tossed with a garlic dijon vinaigrette make a healthy and delicious Thanksgiving side dish.


1 reply on “8 Ways to Cook with Fresh Cranberries”

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