Cranberry Candy

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by ArtWork

This is one of my grandmother's recipes.

Top Review by LouAnn Anderson

This is one of my families favorite treats and one of the easiest recipes I have ever made. It is no fail. I used to make it every christmas. We moved about 5 years ago and I lost the recipe. I have been looking for it ever since. Thank you so much.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) canjellied sieved cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages orange Jell-O or 2 (3 ounce) packages red Jell-O
  • 23 cup coarsely chopped nuts


  1. Beat sugar and cranberry sauce together in sauce pan.
  2. Melt and bring to a boil over moderate heat and add jello.
  3. Stir until dissolved.
  4. Add nuts.
  5. Pour into lightly oiled 9x5x3 pan.
  6. Refrigerate until firm.
  7. Cut into small 1 to 1 1/2 pieces and roll in granulated sugar.
  8. Let stand at room temperature to dry.
  9. After 24 hours sugar again.
  10. You may add 1 1/2 pkg Knox gelatin for stiffer candy.

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