Cranberry Relish Recipes

Find recipes for the classic holiday relish made with cranberries, and complete with photos, ratings, and how-to videos.

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Cranberry Relish I

Rating: 4.5 stars 35
Classic cranberry relish for your holiday table.

Apple Cranberry Relish

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
This relish has a great flavor especially with the addition of celery! Chopped pecans or walnuts can be added if desired.

Cranberry Orange Relish with Orange Flavored Liqueur

Rating: 4.5 stars 111
This is an easy and delicious cranberry orange relish. Much of its sweet orange flavor comes from the liqueur, however it can be omitted.

Cranberry Walnut Relish I

Rating: 5 stars 86
This is delicious yet easy to make. Best of all, it can be made several days ahead since it will keep for 3 weeks refrigerated or up to 3 months frozen.

Cranberry Relish II

Rating: 5 stars 82
The fresh zing of cranberries mellowed by oranges and apples (and sugar!). Originally submitted to

Cranberry Relish with Grand Marnier and Pecans

Rating: 5 stars 34
Once you make this Grand Marnier cranberry relish, you might never buy canned cranberry sauce again!

Festive Fresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
Holiday must. Super easy to prepare, 5 ingredient Fresh Blueberry Cranberry Relish. Everyone loves the blueberry twist and its beautiful on the table too. Make extra for leftovers and to put in beautiful jars as a holiday gift. Thankfully blueberries are readily available all winter long.

Easy Cranberry Orange Relish

Rating: 4.5 stars 66
Cranberry fanatics will go crazy for this 4-ingredient cranberry relish.

Fresh Cranberry Relish

Rating: 4.5 stars 44
A fresh, fruity, no-cook cranberry relish that is quick and easy!

Spiced Cranberry Apple Chutney

Rating: 5 stars 38
The combination of fresh cranberries, Granny Smith apples, and spices makes for a lovely alternative to regular cranberry sauce. It is divine served over baked brie. This recipe has yielded many compliments, as I have given it as Christmas gifts in pretty jars or served at Thanksgiving dinner.

Apricot/Cranberry Chutney

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
A terrific recipe that my mother-in-law gave me. We have enjoyed it as an alternative to the traditional cranberry sauce! She doesn't mind sharing it!

Cranberry Red Wine Relish

Rating: 5 stars 23
This is a tasty and colorful relish for cranberries. I make up a batch of a dozen jars around Christmas for friends and neighbors.

Inspiration and Ideas

Festive Holiday Cranberry Relish
Rating: Unrated 7
"Great flavor! Loved the addition of lime" – Lu
Cranberry, Apple, and Ginger Chutney
Rating: Unrated 110
Watch how to make this delicious Cranberry, Apple, and Fresh Ginger Chutney.
Autumn Harvest Relish
Rating: Unrated 4
Cranberry-Jalapeno Relish
Rating: Unrated 40
Spicy Quince and Cranberry Chutney
Rating: 4.5 stars 8

This is a much more lively alternative to plain cranberry sauce and is one of my very favorites. I buy the quinces (membrillos) at a local Mexican grocery store. It is so worth the extra effort!