2015 Recipe Contest Submissions

Holiday Cranberry Candy


1 can (14 oz) jellied whole cranberries
1 cup granulated sugar
1 package (3 oz) lemon Jello
1 package (3 oz) orange Jello
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup granulated sugar for topping as needed


Heat cranberries over low heat in until melted.
Add 1 cup sugar, lemon Jello powder and orange Jello powder to cranberries; bring to boil over medium heat, stirring until smooth.
Remove from heat and add chopped walnuts.
Pour into an 8×8 inch pan sprayed with Pam.
Let stand overnight in refrigerator.
Cut into squares and roll in remaining 1 cup granulated sugar.
Let stand in air to ripen for three days.

Jan Vaccarello

My dad’s sister would send us this homemade treat every year from Seattle, Washington for
Thanksgiving or Christmas.