This is a great holiday salad – even people who don’t like cranberries will love this! Excellent with turkey or ham. This recipe can be found in our All- American Favorites Cookbook.


Cranberry-Pecan Holiday Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Schyrlet Cameron
  • 1 (12 oz) package cranberries
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 (3 oz.) package cranberry gelatin can substitute black cherry glelatin
  • 1 c. boiling water
  • 1 c. chopped pecans
  • 1 c. sour cream or whipped cream for garrnish
  1. Wash cranberries and discard any soft or spoiled berries. Grind remaining cranberries in a food processor. 
  2. Pour berries into a medium bowl. Add sugar and mix until dissolved. Stir in nuts. 
  3. In the microwave, heat water to boiling in a glass (microwave safe) measuring cup. Dissolve gelatin in the hot water. Let mixture cool until it’s just warm. 
  4. Pour gelatin liquid over cranberry mixture and stir well. Refrigerate until completely set.
  5. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or whipped cream.