Cherry Cranberry Jello Salad
This Cherry Cranberry Jello Salad is the perfect compliment to your holiday dinners.
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 12 servings
  • 1 large pkg. (6 oz.) Cherry Jello
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 large (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple (don't drain)
  • 1 (14 oz.) can whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • (optional: 1 cup chopped apple or celery) adds crunch
  1. In a bowl, dissolve the jello in 1 cup of boiling water, by stirring for approximately 2 minutes
  2. Add ½ cup cold water, crushed pineapple (don't drain) and cranberry sauce.
  3. Mix well until all is blended together.
  4. (Optional: add celery or apples if desired)
  5. Pour into a casserole dish. (You can lightly spray it with veg. spray to help serve easier)
  6. Put in refrigerator and let set. (4-5 hours)
  7. In a bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream with the powdered sugar until stiff.
  8. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  9. Add the whipped cream to the cream cheese and beat until smooth and blended well.
  10. Spread over the top of the set jello.
  11. Sprinkle walnuts over the top.
  12. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
Recipe by Sugar n' Spice Gals at