This Cranberry Mousse Pie is a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors, making it a delightful dessert for any occasion. With a creamy mousse filling and a buttery crust, this pie is sure to impress your friends and family. Plus, it’s easy to make and can be prepared in advance, so you can spend more time enjoying your company!

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 4 hours | Serves: 8


  • 1 pre-made graham cracker crust
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 packet unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tbsp cold water


  1. In a saucepan, combine cranberries and sugar. Cook over medium heat until cranberries burst, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water and let it soften for 5 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip heavy cream, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and salt until stiff peaks form.
  4. Heat gelatin mixture in the microwave for 10 seconds until dissolved. Fold gelatin into the whipped cream mixture.
  5. Gently fold in the cranberry mixture into the whipped cream mixture until fully combined.
  6. Pour the cranberry mousse into the graham cracker crust and smooth the top. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours until set.
  7. Slice and serve chilled. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Fat: 18g || Carbohydrates: 38g || Protein: 3g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect blend of sweet and tart flavors
  2. The creamy and light texture of the mousse
  3. The ease of preparation and make-ahead option
  4. The beautiful color and presentation of the pie
  5. A great way to enjoy cranberries in a dessert

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overcooking the cranberries, as they may become too mushy
  2. Do not skip the step of softening the gelatin, as it is essential for setting the mousse
  3. Avoid overwhipping the cream, as it may result in a grainy texture
  4. Make sure the gelatin is completely dissolved before adding it to the whipped cream
  5. Refrigerate the pie for the recommended time to ensure it sets properly

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