Cranberry Walnut Salad

One of our favorite recipes during the holidays is this Cranberry Walnut Salad.  This Cranberry Ambrosia Salad variation is easy and versatile and it can be served as a side dish or on your dessert table.
Course Dessert, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Ambrosia Salad, Cranberry Walnut Salad, Cranberry, Pineapple, Marshmellow Salad, Fresh Cranberry Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 329kcal
Author Evelyn



  • Coarsely chop cranberries in a food processor
  • Place chopped cranberries, sugar and marshmallows in a covered food storage container and mix well, cover and let set in fridge overnight
  • Whip the heavy whipping cream using a mixer or a whipped cream maker
  • Remove from fridge and add the pineapple, and pecans and fold in the whipped cream
  • Store covered in the fridge until ready to serve.


Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg