Cranberry Recipes: 30 Decadent Desserts, Dinners, and Side Dishes

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From decadent desserts to savory dishes, we’ve got the best cranberry recipes filled with nourishing ingredients.

Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce or cranberry stuffing? The season practically demands that you enjoy a cranberry scone with a steaming hot cup of coffee or tea(at least one!).

These antioxidant-rich berries are packed with vitamins E, C, and K, which can boost your immune system, clear your skin, and even help prevent kidney stones.

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Whether you’re cooking for yourself or for a whole party, these cranberry recipes will fill your bellies and your spirits with cheer. From cranberry stuffed pork loin to cranberry chocolate chip ice cream, we’ve got everything you need to create a delicious feast.

Homemade Paleo Cranberry Sauce


First things first, you’ll need this delicious Paleo cranberry sauce recipe to smother over turkey this Thanksgiving.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Homemade Paleo Cranberry Sauce

Chocolate Banana Cranberry Bread


Sweet cranberries give this chocolatey banana bread an extra kick.

Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Chocolate Banana Cranberry Bread

Raw Cranberry Cheesecake


This easy, no-bake cake recipe is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Raw Cranberry Cheesecake

Sausage and Cranberry Stuffed Pears


Savory and sweet come together in this tasty dish that doubles as an appetizer or main course.

Recipe: PaleoLeap | Sausage and Cranberry Stuffed Pears

Coconut Flour Cranberry Cookies Recipe


Forget oatmeal raisin – these cranberry coconut cookies are where it’s at!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Cranberry Cookies Recipe

Pan Seared Salmon with Cranberry Walnut Relish


Nothing makes salmon shine quite like nut-and-berry relish.

Recipe: PaleoGrubs | Pan Seared Salmon with Cranberry Walnut Relish

Rosemary Pork Chops with Cranberry Sauce


Rosemary, balsamic, and cranberry bring these succulent pork chops to life.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Rosemary Pork Chops with Cranberry Sauce

Paleo Cranberry Salsa and Chips


Take a break from tomato-based salsa and sub in cranberries for a tangy snack.

Recipe: Fed and Fit | Paleo Cranberry Salsa and Chips

Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cranberries and Walnuts


Seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg, this seasonal side dish (or dessert!) is as healthy as it is nutritious.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cranberries and Walnuts

Paleo Cranberry Orange Scones


Teatime isn’t complete without one of these adorable scones.

Recipe: POPSUGAR | Paleo Cranberry Orange Scones

Hearty Cranberry Honey Broccoli Salad


Liven up your broccoli with cranberries and honey in this crunchy salad.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Hearty Cranberry Honey Broccoli Salad

Cranberry-Banana Antioxidant Smoothie


Give yourself an extra boost in the morning with this quick-and-easy, three-ingredient smoothie.

Recipe: Power Hungry | Cranberry-Banana Antioxidant Smoothie

White Chocolate Bark with Cranberries and Pistachios


This treat would be great to gift your friends and family over the holiday season.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | White Chocolate Bark with Cranberries and Pistachios

Cranberry Crumb Bars


These crumb bars are perfect to enjoy with your after dinner decaf or hot tea.

Recipe: Bakerita | Paleo Cranberry Crumb Bars

Cranberry Lemon Upside Down Cake


Impress all your friends and family with this beautiful and unique upside down cake!

Recipe: Athletic Avocado | Cranberry Lemon Upside Down Cake

Cranberry Bliss Bars


Inspired by the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar, this Paleo version is even better.

Recipe: Paleo Spirit | Paleo Cranberry Bliss Bars

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Cranberry Butter


Dab this butter on your Paleo muffins and crackers for special treat.

Recipe: Athletic Avocado| Easy Homemade Pumpkin Cranberry Butter

Cranberry Grapefruit Cookies


Bored of chocolate chip? Try this unique cranberry-grapefruit flavor combo. Plus, these cookies are AIP friendly!

Recipe: Grass Fed Salsa | Cranberry Grapefruit Cookies

Cranberry Sweet Potato Salad


Don’t pout, you can still enjoy potato salad at your family gatherings this year with this creative side.

Recipe: Athletic Avocado | Cranberry Sweet Potato Salad

Cranberry Basil Shrimp Cocktail


This decadent cocktail sauce gives your shrimp cocktail an exceptional twist.

Recipe: Cotter Crunch | Cranberry Basil Shrimp Cocktail

Cranberry Squash Kale Salad


This chopped salad is great on its own for lunch or as a dinner side.

Recipe: PaleoPorn | Lacinato Kale and Squash Salad with Cranberries

One Pan Cranberry Balsamic Roasted Chicken


Cranberry and balsamic flavors make this dish tender and moist.

Recipe: Cotter Crunch | One Pan Cranberry Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries


An ideal side to pair with any protein, these Brussel sprouts might just steal the show.

Recipe: PaleoLeap | Balsamic Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries

Green Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad


What is chicken salad without apple and cranberry, anyway? Eat it on its own or top on a bed of your favorite greens.

Recipe: Tastes Lovely | Green Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad

Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin


The sweet stuffing in this baked pork loin will warm up the whole family after a chilly day.

Recipe: PaleoLeap | Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin

Cranberry & Pepita Chocolate Rounds


Give a plate of these to your neighbor because they’re too good not to share.

Recipe: PaleoGrubs | Cranberry & Pepita Chocolate Rounds

Cranberry Spiced Turkey Burgers


These cranberry spiced deconstructed turkey burgers offer you a much needed respite from your usual seasoning.

Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Cranberry Spiced Turkey Burgers

Zucchini Pine Nut & Cranberry Pasta


Pine nuts and cranberries give these zoodles a wintery feel.

Recipe: Sweet C’s | Zucchini Pine Nut & Cranberry Pasta

Cranberry Coffee Cake


Bake your stress away with this coffee cake recipe that you can enjoy with your morning cup of Joe.

Recipe: Stress Baking | Cranberry Coffee Cake

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


Tantalize your taste buds with this frozen indulgence that would inspire even Ben and Jerry!

Recipe: PaleoPorn | Cranberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


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