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By F&W Editors
Updated May 23, 2017

Cranberries are the ultimate holiday fruit, starring in sauces, desserts, and more because of their ruby-red color and bracingly tart-sweet flavor. Those qualities also make it an ideal berry for a festive Christmas sangria made with rosé and apples. Watch our video to learn how.

Here, more recipes for using cranberries this holiday season.

1. Brown Butter–Cranberry Tart
A cross between a tart and a cake, this nutty dessert is gorgeous when topped with fresh cranberries.

Brown Butter–Cranberry Tart
Credit: © Con Poulos

2. Cranberry, Ginger and Orange Chutney
This fresh chutney provides deeper flavor than your usual cranberry sauce.

Cranberry, Ginger and Orange Chutney
Credit: © Con Poulos

3. Cranberry and Orange Pavlovas
Cranberries and mint provide a nontraditional topper for this airy dessert.

Cranberry and Orange Pavlovas

4. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Brown Butter
The berries get mixed into a maple-butter sauce for flavor that hits all the best notes.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Brown Butter

5. Cranberry Panna Cotta
You only need five ingredients to make this impressive, pretty treat.

Cranberry Panna Cotta