- 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3 cups miniature marshmallows
- 2 cups chopped apples
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 3/4 cup pineapple tidbits, drained
- 1 cup halved green grapes
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
- Combine cranberries and sugar; let stand 30 minutes. Add next five ingredients and mix well. Gently fold in whipped cream; chill. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Reviews for Cranberry Waldorf Salad
"I think someone needs to look up the definition of "Waldorf Salad". This is a variation of Ambrosia. 1 star for the inclusion of marshmallows, sorry but I can't stand 'em."
"I've always loved Waldorf Salad. As to the name, it was named for the Waldorf Hotel where it was created in 1896. I booked my son in the Waldorf when he took the two-day New York Bar Exam, and he made sure he ordered it there, too! The addition of cranberries is interesting and tasty! My family and guests love this salad!"
"Plan to double this up to make for our holiday office potluck!"
"My mom clipped this recipe out of a taste of home magazine almost 10 years ago I think, and we've been making it at thanksgivings ever since. Everyone I serve it to is amazed by the decadence of this salad, it almost doubles in size once you add the whipped cream, and we always make a batch with chopped candied walnuts and one without. The best results are when you make it the night before and let the whole concoction ferment in the sugars and add the heavy cream at the last minute before serving! A true hit in my family!"
"This salad was excellent. I only added 1/2 cup sugar, and I used Cool Whip instead of heavy cream. This is a great holiday salad."
"Waldorf...What a name for a salad! I never heard of this until my early 30's, My co-worker, Ellen said that she was going to make a Waldorf Salad. I stepped back a gave her a dumbfounded look and asked, "What is a..Waldorf..Salad ? ? " She explained to me what it was. Just the name - Waldorf ! Wasn't there a character in one of the StarTrek episodes? But, this and other Waldorf salads I had were good."
"I love this recipe, it's easy and festive at the table (it turns pink from the cranberries). I omitted the pineapple, and used toasted almonds for the nuts. I also chopped the frozen cranberries in a food processor and combined them with the sugar and marshmallows and chilled overnight. The next morning I added the remaining ingred and served. You can substitute 1 cup of whipped topping for the whipped cream. I am planning to make this recipe again for Christmas this year."