Cranberry Desserts

With their deep red color, tart, tangy cranberries make a pretty and festive dessert for Thanksgiving. Try them in a fluffy cranberry mousse, sorbet, fruit tart, or any of our other delicious cranberry dessert recipes to complement your Thanksgiving menu.

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Cranberry Desserts, Sides -- even Chili -- to Make Right Now!

Cranberries add such a vivid pop of flavor to so many dishes, it's a shame to banish them to the Thanksgiving table just once a year in the form of cranberry sauce. Hey, wouldn't you love to put this gorgeous Cranberry-Orange Cheesecake in the photo on your table tonight? Bright and cheerful, cranberries are harvested from mid-September through mid-November and are only available fresh in stores now through mid December -- which makes me wish I had another freezer so I could fill it with cranberries for the rest of the year. While they are a good source ofread more

Holiday Fruit Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

A tart-sweet mixture of cranberries and golden raisins fills a buttery pastry.

Double-Cherry Streusel Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

Make these fruit bars any time of the year with dried tart cherries and cherry preserves.

Cranberry-Cherry Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberry Cheesecake Tarts

Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberry-Pear-Walnut Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Pear and Cranberry Tart

The Food Channel

This rustic, easy-to-make tart will make a welcome addition to your holiday dessert table.

Total: 50 mins

Lattice-Top Cranberry Relish Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Bran Cranberry Crown


Brandy- and cranberry-spiked baked pudding makes festive holiday fare.

Total: 2 hrs 40 mins
Total: 50 mins

Cranberry Tarts

Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberries glisten like edible jewels in these sweet and tart Christmas desserts.

Cranberry Poached Pears

Diabetic Living

Cardamom Cranberry Rice Pudding

Better Homes and Gardens

Evaporated fat-free milk makes this pudding taste rich and creamy without adding fat. It's versatile enough to serve as either a holiday side dish or dessert.

Deep-Dish Cranberry Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Tart cherries and cranberries make this a puckery-sweet dessert that is gorgeous on a Thanksgiving or Christmas table.

Rustic Pear-Cranberry Tart

Taste of the South
Total: 1 hr 5 mins

White Chocolate-Gingerbread Trifle

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 4 hrs 30 mins
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