Dried cranberries are deeper red in colour. Cranberries can be dried by allowing cranberries to sit overnight in water-sugar solution and then freeze-drying it. After extensive research, studies and observations, dried cranberries have been linked to health benefits such as strengthening the immune system, and battling against bacterial and viral infections. Dried cranberries also are beneficial to the cardiovascular system of our body. The most common benefit shared by dried cranberries along with other cranberries is that, consuming sufficient amount of dried cranberries helps in the treatment of urinary tract problems.