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Festive Cranberry Jell-O Salad


  • 1 20oz can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 2 pkg 3oz each JELL-O Strawberry or Raspberry or Cranberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 can (16 oz.) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 pear or apple, peeled and diced
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts {optional}
  • 1/2 container Cool Whip {for topping}


  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a 4-cup glass measuring cup {or similar.}
  • Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to measure 3 cups.
  • Microwave 2-3 minutes, until mixture comes to a boil.
  • Add to dry gelatin mixes in medium bowl {or a 9x13 glass dish, like I used}; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved.
  • Stir in cranberry sauce. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until slightly thickened.
  • Stir in drained pineapple, pears/apples and nuts.
  • Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Spread Cool Whip over the top prior to serving. Enjoy!