Cranberry Salad

Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 12
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish recipes, easy Thanksgiving recipes
Calories: 168 kcal

Sweet, tart, and perfect for serving at your next holiday dinner!


  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 medium tart apple, chopped
  • 8 ounces canned crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Add the cranberries to a food processor or blender and process until finely chopped.
  2. Add the cranberries to a large glass mixing bowl along with the sugar. Toss to coat.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. Add the apple, pineapple, marshmallows, pecans, and whipped topping to the bowl with the cranberries and stir well to combine.
  5. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator, tightly covered, for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

You may substitute homemade whipped cream for the Cool Whip, but the salad will not keep as well. 

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 18mg1%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 49IU1%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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