It's easy to get friendly with mezcal when you're drinking this refreshing cranberry and basil-flavored spin on a classic julep.
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These addictively crispy, chewy balls are full of my favorite combinations: dark chocolate-cranberry, honey-salt, and nut butters with a crunchy texture.
Tart and creamy with a hit of citrus, Cranberry Chess Pie from The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie uses buttermilk and orange zest to take the typecast cranberry from sidekick to star.
These mini pear and cranberry pies are sweet-tart with a buttery crumb topping.
These corn muffins have a crunchy top, and tart cranberries add bursts of zingy flavor. Perfect for freezing and re-toasting later.
A standard sour cream coffeecake, dense and rich, is crusted with a cookie-like covering of almonds, and scented with orange zest. In the middle, dollops of rescued cranberry sauce.
The traditional loaf gets an autumnal upgrade with cranberries.
The vibrant, tart-sweet juice from simmered fresh cranberries is accented with honey and thyme, yielding a flavorful, syrupy glaze for roast chicken.
It's Thanksgiving! It's Hanukkah! All at once! With this momentous overlap of food holidays, why decide on one type of cuisine? These jelly doughnuts, inspired by the Hanukkah specialty sufganiyot, have a Thanksgiving flair thanks to a cranberry sauce "jelly" inside.
This wintry chutney, spiced with clove and bright with cranberries and tangerine, is versatile for the holidays either as a gift or on a cheese tray. Plus, the natural pectin in the cranberries helps it set even with a short cooking time, so you can spend less time preserving and more time partying
Candied pecans are chopped and added into the cranberry sauce base after it has cooled slightly, giving the final sauce a sweet and nutty crunch.
Because of its bright citrus notes, New Amsterdam Gin easily makes the transition from G&T to toddy. Built on a base of fresh mint tea, this hot toddy is sweetened with ruby-hued cranberry syrup.
Slightly tannic cranberry syrup pairs perfectly with the mildly bitter, fruity Aperol in this festive (and fizzy) beverage.
This sangria, which starts with a base of red wine and has a supporting cast of Campari, cranberry syrup, and bourbon is bold, bitter, and complex.
Taking inspiration from another fall comfort—mulled wine—this version of cranberry sauce swaps water for red wine and adds in holiday spice in the form of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice.
Cranberries make a versatile, sweet-tart simple syrup that is a workhorse for holiday drinking.
Granny Smith apples build on the already tart and sweet profile of cranberry sauce, and the addition of extra orange juice and orange zest gives adds a brightness.
Pear and ginger are a great contrasting pair, and worked very well in this cranberry sauce variation.
The original base comprised of cranberries, sugar, water, and salt. A couple tablespoons of fresh orange juice adds a nice sweet citrus compliment to the tartness of cranberries.
There's a reason that brickle is also called 'crack'—this stuff is crazy addictive. Graham crackers are baked with a quick homemade caramel then given a layer of melted dark chocolate scattered with cranberries and walnuts. A sprinkle of fleur de sel takes it over the top.