Cranberry-Apple Salad

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours


2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
2 (16-ounce) cans whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/2 cup sugar
1 large apple, peeled and diced
1 celery rib, diced
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Sprinkle unflavored gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water; let stand 1 minute. Stir together softened gelatin mixture, cranberry sauce, and sugar in a large saucepan, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 5-cup mold. Cover and chill 8 hours or until firm.