Back to Molded Cranberry Salad

Print Options


Card Sizes


Molded Cranberry Salad Recipe

For 75 years, our parish, Christ Church, has served special luncheons. This fresh and fruity salad is one of my favorite recipes when cooking for a large group.—Shea Szachara, Binghamton, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:100 servings


  • 10 packages (6 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 5 quarts boiling water
  • 10 cans (16 ounces each) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 5 cans (20 ounces each) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 5 cans (15 ounces each) mandarin oranges, drained


  • 1. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Break up and stir in cranberry sauce until blended. Stir in cold water. Chill until partially set.
  • 2. Fold in pineapple with liquid and oranges. Coat five 13-in. x 9-in. pans with cooking spray; pour about 11-1/2 cups gelatin mixture into each. Chill until firm, about 4 hours. Yield: 100 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 19 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.