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A Cranberry Salad Keepsake

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"Sweet and tangy, this dish is simply yummy. Goes great with any meal or by itself."
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8 h 15 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Stir boiling water and cherry gelatin together in a bowl until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  2. Heat cranberry sauce in a saucepan over medium heat until melted; stir into gelatin mixture.
  3. Stir apples and walnuts into the cranberry sauce mixture; add pineapple with juice and mix well. Refrigerate until set, 8 hours to overnight.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • This recipe works wonderfully with sugar-free Jell-O®.
  • Halloween parties are a "howl" when you put this cranberry salad in a brain or heart mold; let the screams and EWWWWs begin!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 4.9 36.5 2.7 0 76 Full nutrition

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10.4.19 I know there are a lot of Jell-O® haters out there, but this family still likes Jell-O®, and we enjoyed this. More sweet than tangy I’d say, but It is SO easy to make, and we liked the c...

I made this recipe a couple of times now...I really liked the flavor & so did my entire family. The only complaint I have is the 12 servings size is a somewhat small size serving. I tried fillin...

Love this with turkey or ham! I mix in a 1/3 cup

Makes a lot! I used it for Christmas dinner and still had a ton leftover. It was delicious though.

Walnuts are optional. A dollop of whip cream tastes good.

Husband Loves it! He asks for it often. Fast. Use any kind of pineapple or jello. Great for parties and holidays.