Cranberry Jell-O Salad with Mandarin Oranges


I originally found this recipe for cranberry Jell-O salad with mandarin oranges in an old, old email, so thought I'd post it here now.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins


  • 2 cups fresh cranberries

  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained and chopped

  • 1 cup pecans

  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

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

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 cup cold water


  1. Place cranberries, mandarin oranges, and pecans into a food processor and pulse several times to chop; process mixture until finely ground, about 30 seconds. Transfer mixture into a large bowl.

  2. Mix pineapple, gelatin, and sugar in a separate bowl. Add boiling water and cold water and stir together until gelatin and sugar have dissolved.

  3. Pour gelatin mixture into cranberry mixture and stir. Pour into a gelatin mold and refrigerate, 8 hours or overnight, before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

209 Calories
7g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 209
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 18mg 88%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 144mg 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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