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The earliest reference I found to jellied cranberry sauce is in a 1942 ad, which is on your left. I really like those little turkeys; and I also like the turkey cookie cutter you could get from Ocean Spray, too.
But did you know that once upon a time there was jellied cherry sauce as well? I never did, not until recently, when I found an ad for Reddi-Maid Jellied Cherry Sauce.
As far as I can tell it was only manufactured and sold in 1960. This two-page ad tells the "Amazing Story" of how the cherry industry was hunting for a new product idea and "after patient years of testing" and of using only the "plump Michigan Montmorency cherry"* the Jellied Sauce was created. Montmorency cherries are a kind of sour cherry that are excellent for pies and jams. They are grown in France (and are named for the Montmorency valley, there) and in Canada too; in the US they are found mainly in Wisconsin and Michigan.