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Things You Didn't Know You Could Make with Cranberry Sauce

Easy ways to use up leftover cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Cranberry Sauce

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Whether you’re in the store-bought cranberry sauce camp or you strictly make the stuff from scratch, cranberry sauce is an important part of the Thanksgiving table. But what happens to the leftovers after everybody’s had their share?

Cranberry Champagne Chiller

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Sip on this tart vodka cocktail topped off with Champagne as you clear up the dining room after your Thanksgiving meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Turkey Sandwiches

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A classic use for leftovers after Thanksgiving. Pile on everything for a standard Leftover Turkey Sandwich Topped with Muenster Cheese And Cranberry Sauce or step it up a notch to create the Leftover Turkey Croque Monsieur Sandwich.

Grilled Brie, Apple, and Cranberry Sandwich

Jane Bruce

If turkey’s not your thing, make a simple grilled cheese using the fall flavors of apples and cranberries. Click here to see the recipe.

Turkey Soup

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Use up lots of leftovers after Thanksgiving. This soup utilizes the turkey carcass as the flavor base for turkey stock, stuffing becomes croutons, and cranberry sauce becomes cranberry-walnut chutney. Click here to see the recipe.

Sausage-Stuffed Biscuits with Cranberry Sauce

Pillsbury

Use a waffle maker to cook this easy five-ingredient snack. Click here to see the recipe.

Slow Cooker Cranberry Citrus Meatballs

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Make the meatballs and sauce ahead of time and store in the freezer for a last-minute dinner or party appetizer. Click here to see the recipe.

 

Turkey Dinner Sushi Roll

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A new spin on Thanksgiving leftovers, wrap turkey and cranberry sauce in nori and mashed potatoes. Click here to see the recipe.

Vegan Cranberry Orange Bars

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Top these easy bars with cranberry sauce for a sweet-tart dessert. Click here to see the recipe.

 

Cranberry Streusel Bars

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Streusel makes up the crust and the topping of this cream-cheese-filled dessert. Click here to see the recipe.