Cranberry-Black Cherry Gelatin Salad Recipe -

Cranberry-Black Cherry Gelatin Salad

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"This is a great gelatin salad - even people who don't like cranberries will love this!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins

    1 hr 40 mins


  1. Combine gelatin mix and hot water until the gelatin dissolves. Stir in the can of cranberries and mix well. Add the room temperature sour cream and stir to combine. Place gelatin mixture in the refrigerator until almost set. Stir in the walnuts and return to the refrigerator until the mixture is completely set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 20, 2003

Very good, everyone loved it! I would remind other cooks to make sure to use room temperature sour cream or it will curdle and use a whisk to completely blend the sour cream in.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 19, 2006

This was a nice recipes; however, it really does does like black cherry yogurt, so I'm not sure it's worth it. It's definitely not an elegant dish for your holiday menu, but is an inexpensive, easy one that most people will enjoy (but, not love).


15 Ratings

Nov 04, 2003

This is just delicious! Very fresh tasting. My kids loved it. We couldn't find black cherry jello so we used cherry and it was so good! This is a keeper for sure.

Dec 20, 2003

I made it for Thanksgiving and it was voted the best cranbery jello salad I have ever made (I try a new one every year). Kids don't seem to like the nuts but all adults loved it!

Aug 29, 2002

Very easy to prepare and very good. I used a jello mold and it looked beautiful. I used cherry jello because I couldn't find black cherry. I will make this jello every Thanksgiving!

Nov 24, 2005

It was delicious. I did not make it with the nuts. I added some purple grapes... and I thought that was good.

Jan 11, 2007

This was a very easy and good recipe. I turn the mold out on a bed of lettuce which gave a very nice presentation at Thanksgiving.

Nov 30, 2006

This was delicious. I wanted to use cranberry jello but couldn't find any. So I used raspberry jello and instead of hot water, I used light cranberry juice. I didn't add the nuts. Other than that, I did everything the same. Turned out GREAT. Yummy. Will make again.


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  • Calories
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 17.2 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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