Cranberry Cool Whip Jello Dessert

Cranberry cool whip jello recipe

The Spruce Eats / Nita West

Prep: 2 hrs
Cook: 0 mins
Refrigerate: 5 hrs
Total: 7 hrs
Servings: 12 to 14 servings

This is one of those Cool Whip Jello recipes that makes a great addition to any holiday or potluck gathering. Make this Jello recipe for Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas. Garnish with whipped cream.


  • 9 ounces raspberry Jell-O

  • 4 cups boiling water

  • 1 (11 1/2-ounce) container frozen cranberry juice concentrate

  • 1 (9-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, thawed

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for cranberry cool whip jello
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  2. Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water. Add frozen cranberry juice concentrate. Stir until cranberry juice is dissolved.

    Mix Jello
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  3. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours, until mixture is thickened, but not set.

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  4. With an electric mixer, beat in Cool Whip until well-combined. Transfer to a glass bowl.

    Beat in cool whip
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  5. Refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours, until set.

    Put in glass
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  6. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired, and serve.

    Garnish with whipped cream
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