Cran-Cherry Salad

Rosemary Mills


This will work just fine with canned whole berry cranberries if fresh ones are not available.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 12 oz pkg
    fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 pkg
    cranberry or raspberry jello
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling
  • 1 small can(s)
    crushed pineapple
  • 1 small can(s)
    mandarin oranges (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)

How to Make Cran-Cherry Salad


  1. Drain canned fruit and add 1/2 cup of the juice to the 1 1/2 cup water, making a total of 2 cups liquid.
    Bring water, juice from fruit, and sugar to a boil, then add washed cranberries. Bring to a boil again, then lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in jello, pie filling, and fruit(s), with chopped walnuts or pecans if desired.
  3. Allow mixture to cool for 1/2 hr, then pour into glass bowl. Cover and Refrigerate over night.

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About Cran-Cherry Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides Fruit Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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