Cranberry Salad

Debbie Quimby


My mom makes this salad for Thanksgiving every year. We eat it with our Turkey and Mom's Dressing, but we can eat it alone or in place of dessert.

It is simply fabulous!

★★★★★ 4 votes


1 pkg
cranberries (found in produce section)
2 large
oranges, peeled and cut into chunks
2 large
apples, unpeeled, chopped (i use granny smith)
2 c
pecans, chopped
1 pkg
strawberry jello
1/2 c
celery, chopped fine
peel from one orange, grated
1/2 c
crushed pineapple
2 c

How to Make Cranberry Salad


  • 1Wash the cranberries and drain well.
  • 2Peel oranges and cut into chunks; cut apples and chop, leaving peel on; chop pecans and celery.
  • 3Combine all ingredients, except Jell-O, in large serving bowl (do not drain pineapple). Mix well.
  • 4Mix 1 cup boiling water with Jell-O, blend until Jell-O has dissolved, then pour over fruit mixture.
  • 5Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 day (2 days is better) to allow flavors to mix well.

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