Cranberry Gelatin Salad


Even people who don't like cranberry sauce like this tasty Jell-O salad!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 25 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce

  • 1 (16.5 ounce) can pitted dark sweet cherries, drained

  • 10 ½ ounces crushed pineapple with juice

  • 1 (6 ounce) package cherry Jell-O®

  • 2 cups boiling water

  • 1 cup chopped pecans (Optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt the cranberry sauce.

  2. Cut the cherries into pieces and add them to the melted sauce. Stir in the pineapple with its juice. Remove mixture from heat.

  3. In a medium bowl pour the boiling water over the gelatin. And stir until all the gelatin has dissolved.

  4. Add the gelatin mixture to the cranberry mixture and stir. Stir in the optional nuts. Pour into a 9x13 inch pan and chill until set.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

206 Calories
7g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.