Cranberry Craze: 11 Ways to Use the Seasonal Fruit

Cranberry Craze: 11 Ways to Use the Seasonal Fruit

Cranberries are a staple in Thanksgiving cooking, but they are in season during the month of October. Whether it's a dessert cheesecake or a stuffing side dish, the cranberry pops up and makes a statement with its tart tang. Go crazy for cranberries with these 11 delicious dishes!

Cranberry Pecan Granola: This makes a great breakfast cereal! You can even munch on it during the day for a nutritious snack.

Cranberry Bread:
This is a great bread to serve at your Thanksgiving dinner!

Cranberry Salad: Fresh cranberries give this salad a tart and refreshing taste that is a perfect complement to the sweet pineapple.

Cranberry Chutney: Forget the canned stuff- make your own delicious chutney! Serve with goat cheese and crackers for a lovely appetizer.

Cranberry-Stuffed Turkey Breasts:
I made these once for a holiday dinner party and they were such a hit that I started making them for Thanksgiving instead of a whole turkey.

Cranberry Apple-Raisin Stuffing: This stuffing is great for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. It has a wonderful light and fruity taste.

Cranberry Bread Pudding:
Add a zip of tartness to your typical bread pudding with cranberries.

Cranberry-Glazed Pork Chops:
This is a festive recipe with lots of holiday flavor from the honey, ginger, cinnamon and cranberries!

Cranberry Orange Cheesecake: Cranberries and oranges go together beautifully in this cool cheesecake.

Cranberry Apple Crisp: Fresh cranberries make this an enjoyable dessert offering at Thanksgiving and holiday celebrations that can help you eat right.

Cranberry Cobbler
: Cranberry and peach combine for a festive fall cobbler.

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