Traditional Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe Video

Visit with full-time RVer Evanne Schmarder of the RV Cooking Show as she prepares Mom's Famous Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce for her 8th holiday season on the road. It's delicious!


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
Interest GroupHealthy,


 Red jello pack3 Ounce
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Crushed pineapple with juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cranberry sauce16 Ounce (1 Can With Or Without Berries)
 Apple1 Medium (Peeled Cored And Diced)
 Coarsely chopped nuts1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 171 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5%

Saturated Fat 0.54 g2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 185 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 17.6 g

Protein 1 g2.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Reviewer’s note:

Directions for preparation:

• Dissolve gelatin in boiling water.
• Add cranberry sauce and mash until dissolved.
• Add pineapple and stir.
• Pour into bowl or mold and chill. Approximately 2 hours.
• Add diced apple and chill overnight or until firm.

This recipe makes 3 1/2 cups or 10 small servings.

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Editors Review

Looking for an easy way to make the traditional cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving? Then this video is just the thing for you. Watch and learn to make the perfect sauce that will add oodles of taste to your cooked-to-perfection turkey. This Thanksgiving, get ready to knock everyone's socks off with your very cranberry sauce which will taste so good that guests just wouldn't want to leave!