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

Step-By-Step

1Coarsely chop cranberries (I do this in a blender or food processor.)

2In a large mixing bowl, add sugar to cranberries and stir until cranberries are well coated.

3Add bananas, cut into large chunks, coconut, and pecans.

4Drain pineapple and Mandarin oranges, reserving juices. Add fruit to other mixture

5Whip cream until stiff, and add it, along with sour cream to fruit mixture.

6Sprinkle gelatin over 3/4 cup of combined juices. Heat over medium burner until gelatin is clear.

7Add gelatin mixture and stir into fruit and cream.

8Refrigerate until set (6-8 hours).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy