21 cranberry dessert and appetizer recipes

It’s that time of year again, cranberries are being harvested and will soon show up fresh at your local grocery store. I’ve scoured Pinterest, and some of my favorite food blogs to bring you 21 cranberry desserts and appetizers. I hope this list inspires you to do more with cranberries this holiday season, they are so yummy.

  1. Fresh Cranberry Tea Cake – Kitchen Confidante
  2. Cranberry-Orange Buttermilk Cake – Sweet Between
  3. Easy Cranberry Appetizer – East 9th Street
  4. Fresh Cranberry Pate de Fruit – Making Life Delicious
  5. Cranberry Cream Scones – Simmworks Family Blog
  6. Cranberry Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits – How Sweet It Is
  7. Cranberry-Choclate Cheesecake – Better Homes and Gardens
  8. Layered Cranberry Dessert – Taste of Home
  9. Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites Yummy Mummy Kitchen
  10. Cranberry Bliss Bars – Simple Girl at Home
  11. Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce – Life with Captain Fussybuckets
  12. Cranberry Turtle Bars – The Nerd’s Wife
  13. Cranberry Banana Muffins – Moms and Munchkins
  14. Turkey Cranberry Appetizer High Heels & Grills
  15. Cranberry Tart with Hazelnut Crust – The Kitchn
  16. Fluffy Cranberry Mousse – Better Homes and Gardens
  17. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies (replace dried cherries w/ cranberries) – My Baking Addiction
  18. Cinnamon Chocolate Sunken Souffle Cake with Sparkling Cranberries – Desserts for Dinner
  19. Cranberry Poached Pears – 30s Magazine
  20. Cranberry Nut Dessert – Use Real Butter
  21. Cranberry Drops – Recipes is from Better Homes and Gardens

What’s your favorite cranberry dessert?


Hey there, I’m Tiffany! I’m a work-at-home mom of two rambunctious children (Jasmine, 9 + Sean II, 5) and recently widowed at just 35 years old. I've remarried and currently live right outside of Baton Rouge in Denham Springs, Louisiana with two adoring cats and a dog. Let's connect on Twitter @fabulousmomblog.


  1. Thanks so much for sharing my Cranberry-Orange Buttermilk Cake! I’m a huge pumpkin spice fan, but an even huger cranberry fan so I’m always thrilled the further we get from October and the closer we get to November/December. Thanks, again!

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