Cindy Olson Recipe

"Gifta" Salad (Cranberries & Cream)

By Cindy Olson cooksfromtheheart


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Serves:
8-10
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Cindy's Story

This is from my Great Aunt Helen, a well loved cook and baker. I miss her, but enjoy making many of her recipes she shared with us at the last family reunion before her death. Thank You Aunt Helen!

Ingredients

1 lb
cranberries, fresh
1 c
water
2 c
white sugar
2 c
crushed saltine crackers
4 Tbsp
melted butter
2 c
whipped cream- lightly sweetened if desired (i dont sweeten mine)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil Cranberries in 1 Cup water until skins 'pop'.
2
Add Sugar and bring to a boil, chill thoroughly.
3
Just before serving, mixed crushed saltines with melted butter.
4
Whip cream, i whip mine so its stiff.
5
Cover bottom of clear glass bowl with a layer of cracker/butter crumbs (half the crumbs)
6
Layer on half the cooled cranberries, then a layer of whipped cream.
7
Repeat layers in same order.
DELICIOUS!!!

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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10 Comments

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Aug 17, 2011 - Stormy Stewart shared this recipe with discussion group: Magic in the Kitchen
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Jul 24, 2011 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: Cranberry Lovers United
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Cindy Olson cooksfromtheheart
Dec 2, 2010
Great, I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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Gail Herbest Gaillee
Dec 2, 2010
I made this tonight to go along with our dinner, YUMMY!! everyone loved it, Thanks for sharing!
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Cindy Olson cooksfromtheheart
Nov 18, 2010
I hope everyone loves it!