Cranberry-Black Cherry Gelatin Salad


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


1 h 40 m servings 299 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.2 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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  1. 15 Ratings


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.

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.

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!

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!

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

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.

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...

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, ...

First attempt at cooking with Jell-O. It was very good, and the combination of sour cream and cranberry jelly made this mold taste like a fruit yogurt the way it is sold in Europe. Will probably...