Cranberry Eggnog Salad Recipe
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Cranberry Eggnog Salad Recipe

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For a bright salad with a vintage holiday feel, we stack a layer of raspberry gelatin and cranberry sauce over pineapple and eggnog. —Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cranberry or raspberry gelatin
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1-1/2 cups eggnog
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 180 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, add boiling water to cranberry gelatin; stir 2 minutes to completely dissolve. Refrigerate 40-50 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  2. Place cranberry sauce in a small bowl; stir to break up. Fold into gelatin mixture. Pour into an 8-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray; refrigerate 15-20 minutes longer or until set but not firm.
  3. Meanwhile, drain crushed pineapple well, reserving juice in a small saucepan. Sprinkle unflavored gelatin over pineapple juice; let stand 1 minute. Heat and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in eggnog and lime juice. Refrigerate 12-15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  4. Fold pineapple into eggnog mixture. Carefully pour over gelatin in mold. Refrigerate until firm. Unmold onto a platter. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Eggnog Salad in Taste of Home November 2015, p60

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Laurelsinthekitchen User ID: 8250122 258849
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2016

"We had this for Christmas. The cranberry layer was really good. The eggnog layer didn't have a lot of flavor. We have other cranberry gelatin recipes we prefer to this one."

swinny User ID: 1858482 238208
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"I made this for Thanksgiving and everyone liked it. I did cut back on the pineapple. Nice presentation on the table."

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