Anna's Old Fashioned Cranberry Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

I got this recipe from my mother who got it in 1947 from a older friend of hers. Although I've tried a lot of cranberry salads, I always come home to this one. Great for Christmas

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb cranberries, ground coarse
  • 2 cups apples, ground coarse
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 (3 ounce) package red Jell-O (strawberry, raspberry, cherry jello is preferred)
  • 12 cup nuts


  1. Mix cranberries, apples, sugar and pineapple together.
  2. Let set for 1/2 hour.
  3. Prepare jello as directed.
  4. Let half set and add cranberry mixture.
  5. Add nuts to mixture,.
  6. Refrigerate and let set.
  7. Note: Oranges may be added to cranberry mixture if desired.
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I make a cranberry Salad like this every Christmas for years and it is delious, thanks for sharing

betsy222 July 19, 2005