have holiday leftovers? these tasty Vegan Cranberry Recipes (using both leftover cranberry sauce AND cranberries!) have it sorted for you. so good you may just make more cranberry sauce!
Vegan Cranberry Recipes
Abundant and in supply in practically every grocery store during the fall and winter months, cranberries are an official Thanksgiving and Christmas fruit.
Cranberries are a nutrient-dense food, full of antioxidants. They’re naturally low in sugar and high in acidity, providing that deliciously tart flavor!
Their gorgeous deep red color makes them a popular and tasty addition to holiday recipes. In this collection, you find sweet as well as savory vegan recipes that celebrate the versatility of this small berry.
From breakfast options to cheesecakes, cookies and bars, cranberries add their distinctive flavor to these sweet treats. They also add their characteristic tang to dressings, sauces, side dishes, salads and more. Find just the right recipe with these vegan cranberry recipes that are perfect for any holiday occasion and beyond.
Recipes Using Leftover Cranberry Sauce
Who doesn’t love that tart and sweet holiday condiment? Deliciously homemade or a wonderfully wiggly can shape, I love it all!
For many years, I have made the same Ginger Cranberry Sauce with little variation. We all love it so much, I just can’t make another.
The sweet tart cranberry itself – I love them too! Dried cranberries show up in my recipes all year long, as I wait only sort of patiently for the fresh ones to arrive at the holidays.
As I am known to do, cranberry sauce is often something I double the recipe for. …and then still end up making more fairly soon after. The reason I make so much? I love to add cranberry sauce to other recipes!
While the concept of “leftover” cranberry sauce eludes me in general, I deliberately make more than enough with plans to add it to favorite recipes.
Do you love cranberry sauce as much as I do? Are there ever leftovers…?
In addition to the favorite creations from my kitchen, I scoured the web for the best ideas using that so called “leftover” sauce, or just recipes using cranberries in general.
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Cranberry Sauce is essential to the holiday table, and ours is naturally sweetened, no refined sugars here. While the ovens are filled with the other holiday dinner recipes, this sweet tart sauce is a quick and easy stovetop method!
Jello Salad is a classic in our family. I updated our traditional lime flavored fluff with a cranberry version that just may become our new normal. Incredible flavor, lovely nostalgia.
Sweet, tart and savory, these pretty tarts will be the star of your appetizer spread or holiday meal! Puff pastry filled with garlic cream and topped with bright cranberry and salty pistachio - a delicious bite!
Have some leftover sauce to use the day after the holiday? Grab your oats and have these no bake bars in no time! Perfect for breakfast, a lunch box treat, or warmed with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.
A favorite entree salad all year, and is especially festive in the fall and winter months. This one dresses up for a party, or keeps it casual for your weeknight lunches and dinners.
Toast your loved ones with something different this holiday season! Just as easy as popping a bottle of champagne, this sparkler brings all the cheer.
Valentines, holidays, or a random treat for a friend - these sweet tart hearts are fun to make and share! Grab a heart shaped cookie cutter, some cashews and cranberries and you'll have this jeweled layer dessert in no time!
Another year round favorite of birthday parties and lunchbox snacking, this recipe combines that classic duo, cranberry and orange. Enjoy them with the chocolate coating for a true truffle treat, or without for some pre or post workout fuel.
Everyone needs an Epic Day After Holiday Sandwich, yes? as kids, we looked forward to the family lunch where we did just that. as us kids grew older, we'd make our own elaborate concoctions, which never really left me. I still look forward to the day after sandwich, and it is always epic.
Two delicious holiday flavors join forces to create this ooey gooey sweet treat that's perfect for a Christmas brunch. Vegan eggnog (yes it exists!) flavors the dough and homemade cranberry sauce ripples through the rolls for a refreshingly tart taste. Finish off these baked rolls with an eggnog-flavored glaze for additional awesomeness. If you have any eggnog left, pour yourself a glass and indulge in this sweetness.
Pretty in Pink! a beautiful beverage that requires only five ingredients and is sugar free! holiday flavors that can definitely be enjoyed all year long.
Elevate any green salad that you make this season with this sweet and savory dressing using fresh cranberries! EVO plus an intriguing ingredient of rice vinegar is blended together to make this tangy dressing that's perfect to drizzle over your edible greenery.
Make a batch of this vegan gingerbread and cranberry granola for yourself and then make several batches to gift to friends and family for the holidays. Be sure and include a recipe card with it so they can make this crunchy delight for themselves, too!
Revel in the flavors of this seasonal raw salad of Brussels sprouts that have been shredded and tossed with apples. onion and dried cranberries. Drizzle it with a little toasted pumpkin seed dressing and you have a healthy salad perfect for a side dish or a light lunch.
Filled with quinoa, kale and cranberries, butternut squash makes the perfect edible vessel for this vegan side dish. Bake the stuffed squash on a baking sheet and serve this gorgeousness on a large platter. Be prepared for oohs and aahs - so pretty!
Gorgeous raw beauty is what you'll see when you make this no-bake cranberry orange "cheesecake." Cashews make up the gingery crust as well as the cheesecake-like filling. Full of warm spices, this cranberry and orange-infused dessert adds a smattering of pistachios on top for a little festive color and crunch.
This gorgeous homemade cranberry compote gets layered between vegan ricotta. Plan ahead with this and soak your raw almonds for up to 8 hours before processing for the ricotta, or make ahead and refrigerate until you're ready to assemble the parfaits. Finish this delight of a dessert with a garnish of orange zest.
I will cheers this one all holiday season long! Short and sweet ingredient list makes for an easy last minute cocktail for your party. You don't want to be playing bartender beyond popping some bottles, right?
Make this copycat recipe for cranberry bliss bars at home with this gluten-free and vegan version of a holiday favorite. These are super simple to make and are a must-have to go with your morning coffee!
This vegan meatloaf makes a perfect entree for holiday meals. Full of savory goodness from mushrooms, lentils, walnuts and a host of spices, the cranberries add a touch of tartness and sweetness to this filling recipe.
Serve this vegan side dish of wild rice and mushrooms for a savory explosion of taste. Sage and cranberries add to the flavor profile of this protein-packed recipe. Easy and zesty!
This oatmeal is the perfect way to use up any leftover cranberry sauce! You can even use gluten-free oats and this creamy cranberry oatmeal will still be a satisfying, warm and comforting meal on chilly mornings.
With an ingredient list of quinoa, roasted butternut squash, pumpkin seeds and cranberries, this salad will be a perfect addition to your holiday feast. Make this ahead of time since it keeps well in the fridge for a few days. A Balsamic vinaigrette adds a touch of tang and sweetness to this salad.
No need to turn on the oven for this delicious no-bake cranberry dessert. The beautiful cranberry swirls on these cashew cheesecake bars can be made from leftover cranberry sauce or make your own by using the included homemade version here. Either way, you'll love this vegan and gluten-free sweet treat!
The gluten-free topping keeps this vegan pear and fresh cranberry dessert healthy as well as downright delicious. Friends and family will want seconds; it's that good!
This festive smoothie is full of fiber as well as vitamins such as C and K. Just add fresh cranberries, sliced pear and mango to coconut milk and blend. It's the perfect holiday refresher!
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