Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

cranberry jello

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

At our house it wouldn't be Christmas dinner without "Cranberry Jello". I still serve the canned Jelly type and I make a fresh cranberry salad, but if this would be left off the menu there would be a mutiny. So easy, so good and in our house, so Christmas.

(1 rating)
yield 12 -14

Ingredients For cranberry jello

  • 1 lg
    can crushed pineapple, packed in juice, drained
  • 1 can
    whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 sm
    packages gelatin, raspberry, cran-raspberry, whatever your family likes
  • 2 c
    boiling water

How To Make cranberry jello

  • 1
    Drain pineapple; set aside.
  • 2
    Mix gelatin with 2 cups boiling water until gelatin is dissolved. Add drained crushed pineapple and whole cranberry sauce.
  • 3
    I kind of squish the cranberry sauce with my hand to break it up. Mix well.
  • 4
    Pour into gelatin mold. Let set until firm. Unmold onto a lettuce lined plate and serve. I usually make my gelatin a couple of days ahead, just to make things easier for me on the big day.