Cranberry Waldorf Salad

8 Servings 6 hours

Fresh cranberries are usually available from September through December. This apple salad would be good for Thanksgiving ham dinner.


  • 1 12-ounce package fresh cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 medium apples, unpeeled, cored & diced
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • ½ cup red grapes, seedless, halved
  • ½ cup walnut pieces, chopped
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise 


In food processor, coarsely chop cranberries, stir in sugar. Cover and chill 4 hours. Drain cranberries for about 2 hours, reserving liquid for another use. In large bowl, stir together remaining ingredients and gently stir in drained cranberries.