THANKSGIVING CRANBERRY CREAM CHEESE SALAD

Recipe Rating:
 25 Ratings
Serves: 12
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Ingredients

1 (6 oz) pkg cherry jello
2 c boiling water
2 large golden delicious apples, peeled and grated
1 c chopped pecans
1 can(s) whole cranberry sauce
TOPPING
1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, at room temperature 2 hours
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained well
6 - 8 oz frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/2 c chopped toasted pecans

The Cook

Jewel Hall Recipe
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Cullman, AL (pop. 14,775)
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Member Since Oct 2010
Jewel's notes for this recipe:
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.
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Perfectly sweet, perfectly tangy... perfectly suited for the perfect Thanksgiving meal! A real winner.

Directions

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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.
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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.
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user Michelle Phillips Huniibeekeeper - Nov 4, 2010
I'm definately making this for Thanksgiving!!! Thank you Jewel!!!
user Jewel Hall 0124 - Nov 4, 2010
Hi Michelle, I think I will make this today !! My daughter who is staying with me right now, and I both love this. So, think I'll fix it with those Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings....Cheers !!
user Michelle Phillips Huniibeekeeper - Nov 4, 2010
Sounds like a winning combo!!! Enjoy! I just love chicken and dumplings. My husband is from Tennessee and I had never had them until I met him. I think I got the recipe down pretty good now cuz he really enjoys when I make them.
user Jewel Hall 0124 - Nov 4, 2010
Congratulations Michelle !!!Once you learn the recipe, you just pass it down, it never gets old....Blessings...JJ
user Michelle Phillips Huniibeekeeper - Nov 4, 2010
I will pass it down, trust me!!! :)

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