We're so used to buying cranberry sauce that many of us don't realize how easy it is to make this Thanksgiving side dish at home. This simple cranberry sauce recipe has just four ingredients and takes less than 20 minutes to prepare (most of which is just letting the cranberries cook on the stove).
These chocolate cranberry cookies are soft and chewy and so simple to prepare, because they start with a brownie mix. The sweetened dried cranberries are a wonderful pairing with the chocolate in these melt-in-your-mouth cookies.
Fresh cranberries, orange juice, orange zest, sugar and pecans give this cranberry relish a sweet and tangy flavor with a little bit of crunch. This cranberry relish goes with everything from turkey to chicken to sandwiches.
This cranberry salad is almost like a taffy apple salad. Made with mini marshmallows, cranberries, apples, sugar, pecans, vanilla yogurt and frozen whipped topping, this cranberry salad is sweet enough to serve as a dessert, too.
Lemon goes just as well with cranberries as orange does, and both pair beautifully with chocolate chips. These muffins have the ideal balance of sweet and tart. Making these cranberry muffins in mini muffin tins makes them taste better -- I swear!