Layered Cranberry Salad

Blogger Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell makes an easy, creamy cranberry salad—pretty and perfect for the holidays! Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8


package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
cans (14 oz each) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping. Stir in pineapple.
  • 2 Pour cranberry sauce into separate bowl; stir to break up any large chunks.
  • 3 In each of 8 glass dishes, spoon cranberry sauce to cover bottom of dish. Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly over cranberry sauce. Top with remaining cranberry sauce. Serve or refrigerate.

Expert Tips

Instead of making individual servings, you can layer the salad in a trifle bowl.

This salad can be made several hours in advance…just make sure it is refrigerated until serving.