Mom G's Cranberry Jell-O Salad


A delicious alternative to cranberry relish. A colorful addition to the holiday table!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins


  • 2 (3 ounce) packages lemon-flavored gelatin mix (such as Jell-O®)

  • 1 ½ cups boiling water

  • 2 cups cold water

  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained

  • ¾ cup chopped celery

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Dissolve lemon gelatin in boiling water in a bowl; stir in cold water. Chill in refrigerator until partially thickened, 30 to 40 minutes.

  2. Chop cranberries in a food processor and mix sugar into cranberries, pulsing once or twice to combine. Let cranberry mixture stand a few minutes to let sugar dissolve. Stir cranberry mixture, pineapple, celery, and walnuts into gelatin. Pour into a gelatin mold or serving dish. Refrigerate until fully set, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
5g Fat
54g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 50g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 135mg 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.

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