Alan's Apple-Cranberry Pie
This party-worthy dessert is chock-full of classic fall ingredients; homemade caramel sauce adds a special touch.
Nuts About Cranberries Tart
Two traditional fall fruits come together in this cozy, piled-high pie recipe from pastry chef Alan Carter.
A sweet mixture of pears, cranberries, almonds, and pistachios fills this gorgeous tart. You can make the rich and buttery pastry crust yourself or use a store-bought one.
Cranberry-Orange Caramel Corn
If you love the dense, rich taste of almond cake, you'll love this sweet-tart cranberry variation made with a sugar cookie mix.
Fruit and Nut Chocolate Sticks
Almonds, dried cranberries, and orange juice give this crunchy caramel corn recipe a festive twist.
Dark chocolate sticks are dipped in peanut butter and coated with dried cranberries and nuts. For a crunchier treat, use pretzel sticks instead of the chocolate.
Fluffy Cranberry Mousse
Fresh berries, stirred into creamy traditional cheesecake filling, give this American favorite a holiday-worthy twist.
This sweet-tart mousse takes only 20 minutes to make and provides a light, airy dessert option.
Santa's Pear Pouches
Nothing could be easier than this light and refreshing concoction -- just cook and puree the cranberries, strain, then freeze. It's also the perfect palate pleaser to serve between courses at a brunch.
Mini Cranberry Phyllo Tarts
If it's a one-of-a-kind festive finale you're after, serve these little pouches packed with pears and a cardamom-infused caramel topping.
Maple Creme Brulee with Cranberries and Hazelnuts
A creamy blend of light lemon yogurt and whipped cream, topped with warm cranberries and fresh sprigs of mint, fill these buttery pastry shells.
Cardamom Cranberry Rice Pudding
Every bite of this dessert will bring you closer to sweet-tooth satisfaction. Arrange sprigs of fresh rosemary and cranberries around the cups for a lovely holiday garnish.
Evaporated fat-free milk makes rice pudding taste rich and creamy without adding fat.
So full of sweet, juicy fruit that it outgrew a standard pie plate, this dessert bakes in a springform pan. Hazelnuts in the pastry and a crumb topping add elegance to homey apple pie.
Cranberry Strudel Rolls
A sweet-tart cranberry topping makes this buttery vanilla cake sing.
Paper thin and exquisitely delicate in appearance, phyllo dough is actually quite easy to work with. To keep the dough from drying out, cover the stack with plastic wrap and remove sheets only as needed.
Dried Fruit Tea Cakes
Lemon peel adds fresh flavor to these whole wheat cranberry cookies.
Mixed Berry Crumble
Chock-full of your choice of dried fruit and drizzled with a bourbon glaze, these cakes are a fun, easy update to traditional fruit cake.
Chocolaty Harvest Fruit-Topped Cake
For a sweet indulgence that's festive enough for a holiday party -- but simple enough for a weeknight dessert -- try this tart treat. For extra texture, stir in a cup or two of frozen cranberries at the end of cooking.
Orange Cranberry Cake
Topped with poached apples, pears, cranberries, and warm caramel sauce, this decadent cake makes a beautiful -- and delicious -- sweet ending to any meal.
Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie
Antioxidant-rich cranberries are a native crop in Montana, the home state of Barb Pyper, R.D.
Deep-Dish Cranberry Pie
Fresh cranberries and pear slices are piled high in this irresistible pie. Warm caramel sauce adds a touch of sweetness.
This down-home cranberry pie is best served warm with vanilla ice cream.
Pear and Cranberry Panettone Pudding
With a brown sugar-cinnamon topping, and lots of fresh fruit, this comfort dessert is ideal for entertaining out-of-town guests.
Cranberry Pear Bars
Make a versatile panettone bread pudding that can double as dinnertime dessert or a brunch entree.
A layer of cranberry infused with pear nectar fills these hearty, nutmeg-spiced oat bars.
Made from fresh, simple ingredients, these festive cranberry-and-vanilla brownies will shine on any holiday table. White chocolate and cinnamon whipped cream add extra sweetness.
Savor the flavors of fall in this multilayer dessert of dried cranberries, fresh Fuji or Granny Smith apples, and ground nutmeg.