Christmas Cranberry Salad

Christmas Cranberry Salad


"This creamy cranberry salad can be served frozen as well as chilled."


servings 771 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 771 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 156.6g
  • 51%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 92 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together the cranberries and sugar; cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, combine the cranberry mixture with the pineapple, marshmallows, pecans and whipped cream. Mix well.
  3. Pour into a 3 quart dish, cover and refrigerate or freeze until ready to serve.
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  1. 66 Ratings


I thought this was delicious! I did take some of the suggestions in previous reviews to "tweak" this recipe just a tad. I cut the sugar down to 1 1/2cups, I added a tsp of vanilla to the whipp...

This is one of my favorite Christmas churck/"fluffy" salads--actually one of the first cold salads I made for my first family gathering with my husband's family. Having made this for many years,...

I made modifications due to my dislike for marshmallows... In the place of marshmallows I added one jar of maraschino cherries and more nuts than the recipe called for. I also added a tablespoon...

Delicious! We made this for Thanksgiving dinner and it was a big hit with the adults. The kids were afraid to try it because it looked "crunchy" (pineapples), but we'll certainly make this rec...

This was a fantastic way to serve cranberries! I have made this recipe several times and although it makes a fairly large amount, I never have any leftovers. That speaks volumes in my family whe...

I made this salad on Thanksgiving...It was a nice change from the apple cranberry pie I usually made that only I would eat! All of my sons and thier families loved it! Babies too! It was fresh,c...

I really liked this concoction...a great way to use fresh cranberries! However, a few comments: There seems to be a large proportion of marshmall ows, which skews the consistency for me. Will...

This recipe would have been better if it was a little sweeter. Most everyone in my family didn't take second helpings. I didn't care for the texture of the nuts in it. Cool whip would have pr...

Everyone loved this at Christmas Dinner. It looked very pretty next to the rest of the salads. I added the full amount of all ingredients, except marshmallows--I probably only put a cup, and i...