This is the perfect Cranberry Congealed Salad for your Thanksgiving meal.For years my in laws have expected me to produce a good recipe and since this has all the Good Stuff squished together.It is my stand by and go back to recipe. A great compliment to your chicken and turkey dishes.
Part 1. Dissolve Jello in boiling water, stir to mix, set aside to cool. Add apples, pecans, and cranberry sauce. Turn into a 13x9 glass dish and chill until firm.
Part 2. Blend softened cream cheese with powdered sugar until smooth. Fold in crushed pineapples. Add vanilla to Cool Whip mix with wooden spoon. Gradually add Cool Whip mixture to cream cheese - pineapple mixture. Spread evenly over firm set Jello mixture, sprinkle toasted pecans on top. Keep chilled until serving time.