Cranberry Jello

Marsha Gardner


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.


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  • 1 large
    can crushed pineapple, packed in juice, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 small
    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.

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About Cranberry Jello

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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