Cranberry Recipes You Can Serve with Christmas Dinner ...

It's the holidays and cranberries are gracing store shelves everywhere. But what to do with them? You can't really eat cranberries raw, but there are loads of great things you can do with them. Whether you're seeking out an appetizer, side dish or a dessert, you're sure to find a cranberry recipe here that will suit the festive mood and tantalize your taste buds at the same time.

1. Cranberry Orange Cake

Source: Cranberry Orange Cake - That's
The combo of oranges and cranberries is so wonderful!

2. Cranberry Orange Almond Shortbread Cookies

Source: Cranberry Orange Almond Shortbread Cookies
These delicious cookies are the perfect way to end a holiday meal.

3. Cranberry Fluff

Source: Cranberry Fluff - the makeshift
Love this sweet stuff? The cranberry version is perfect for Christmas dinner.

4. Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Candied Walnuts

Source: Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Candied
Looking for the perfect side dish? This is it!

5. Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

Source: Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with
This dish is bright and colorful and it tastes heavenly as well.

6. Cranberry Christmas Cake

Source: Barefeet In The Kitchen: Cranberry
It's called Christmas cake, so how could you go wrong?

7. Green Beans with Cranberry and Almonds

Source: Green Beans with Cranberries and
This simple veggie side dish is fun to look at and super tasty to eat.

8. Sparkling Cranberries

Source: Sparkling Cranberries ~ A Crafty
Here's a little appetizer that will make all the kids happy!

9. Cream Cheese Cranberry Dip

Source: Cream Cheese Cranberry Dip
Keep everyone nibbling until the big meal is done with this addicting dip.

10. Cranberry Chutney

Source: Cranberry Chutney - Alaska from
How would you serve this delicious chutney?

11. Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

Source: Cranberry Feta Pinwheels Recipe
Your appetizer table will never be the same when you put this out with the spread.

12. Crock Pot Cranberry Cider

Source: Crock Pot Cranberry Cider ~Virtual
Looking for a drink for the celebration? I think you'll love this one!

13. Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Source: Cranberry Sauce Recipe The Prairie
What's a holiday dinner without the cranberry sauce?

14. Cranberry Vinaigrette

Source: Two Salad Vinaigrette Recipes Maple
Serving salad this year? This dressing will make it super festive.

15. Cranberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Source: Clean Eating Cranberry Lemon Cheesecake
Make a lot of these because they will go fast!

16. Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

Source: Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce
This seasonal favorite will easily become your family's new favorite.

17. No Bake Cranberry Cheesecakes

Source: No Bake Mini Cranberry Orange
This riff on cheesecake will have you loving cranberries in no time.

18. Cranberry Millionaire Salad

Source: Cranberry Millionaire Salad - Spend
You don't have to be a millionaire to love this salad!

19. Orange Maple Cranberry Sauce

Source: Maple Orange Cranberry Sauce
Here's another fabulous cranberry sauce recipe to share with your friends and family.

20. Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries and Pecans

Source: Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries
Here's a simple dessert that will make your holiday something really special.

21. Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries

Source: Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic and
The fruitiness of the cranberries really complements the bitter taste of the Brussels sprouts.

22. Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria

Source: Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria
This delicious sangria will make everyone happy.

23. Sparkling Cranberry White Chocolate Cake

This is the cake to end all cakes!

24. Cranberry Salsa

Source: Cranberry Salsa
You've never tasted salsa this good before!

Which of these will be on your holiday menu this year?