Cranberry Chicken Breasts Recipe

A simple, yet elegant alternative to a fussy holiday meal! Cranberry Chicken Breasts are delicious as a main course or as a party appetizer.

I am always excited to discover a recipe that gives me options, and this is one that does double duty. Most often, I make it as a main course. It is a great choice for a holiday meal when you want to be free to enjoy family rather than the hustle and bustle of cooking an elaborate meal. It also makes a great choice as an appetizer for holiday gatherings by just cutting the chicken into bite-sized pieces prior to cooking.

Since it can be made in the oven or in a crockpot, you have even more flexibility in preparing this delicious chicken recipe.

This is a great main course alternative for a holiday meal or really any night of the week.

You can also serve this as a party appetizer. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces before cooking, then cook & serve with toothpicks.


  • 6 Boneless, Skinless Chicken breasts (5oz each)
  • 1 cup Russian salad dressing
  • 1 cup Whole Berry Cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Spray casserole dish with cooking spray and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lay chicken breasts in bakeware.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients. Pour over chicken breasts.
  4. Bake for 1 hour. Baste occasionally with sauce.
  5. To prepare as an appetizer, Cut chicken into bites before cooking, then pour sauce over chicken and bake as directed. Serve with toothpicks.
  6. You can also cook cranberry chicken breasts in your crockpot – a very versatile recipe!
Cranberry Chicken Breasts Recipe

Cranberry Chicken Breasts Recipe

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