Cranbrosia Salad Recipe

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Cranbrosia Salad

Clyta Harris

By
@GrannyClyta

I hesitate to call this a salad; I think it's good enough for a dessert. I found it in a County Extension Cookbook about 35 years ago. I always make it for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it gets better every year.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
fresh cranberries
1 c
sugar
2
bananas
1 c
coconut
1 can(s)
pineapple chunks
2 can(s)
mandarin oranges
1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
sour cream
1 c
whipped cream, unsweetened
2 pkg
unflavored gelatin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coarsely chop cranberries (I do this in a blender or food processor.)
2
In a large mixing bowl, add sugar to cranberries and stir until cranberries are well coated.
3
Add bananas, cut into large chunks, coconut, and pecans.
4
Drain pineapple and Mandarin oranges, reserving juices. Add fruit to other mixture
5
Whip cream until stiff, and add it, along with sour cream to fruit mixture.
6
Sprinkle gelatin over 3/4 cup of combined juices. Heat over medium burner until gelatin is clear.
7
Add gelatin mixture and stir into fruit and cream.
8
Refrigerate until set (6-8 hours).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy