Skip to Main Content
Baked Cranberry Chicken

Baked Cranberry Chicken

By Traeger Kitchen

When you’re not feeling Christmas ham, smother chicken in this festive cranberry BBQ sauce & bake it on your Traeger.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr
30 Min




This recipe serves:


Activating this element will cause content on the page to be updated.
Units of Measurement:
6 Whole chicken breasts
4 Tablespoon butter
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 Cup onion, diced
1/2 Cup thinly sliced celery
1 Can (16 oz) cranberry sauce
1 Cup Traeger 'Que BBQ Sauce


  • 1

    Salt and pepper the chicken. Melt butter in a large skillet and brown chicken on all sides. Transfer to a greased 9x13x2 baking dish.

  • 2

    Saute onions and celery in the chicken and butter drippings until tender. Add cranberry and barbecue sauces. Mix well and cook 2-3 more minutes. Pour evenly over top of chicken.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 4

    Bake uncovered at 350℉ for 1-1/2 hours or until chicken juices run clear. Spoon sauce over chicken every 15 minutes of baking time.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 5

    Arrange chicken on a serving platter and pour sauce over all pieces. Enjoy!

My Notes

In order to add notes for this recipe, you must log in or create an account.