"Gifta" Salad (Cranberries & Cream)

Gifta Salad (cranberries & Cream) Recipe

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Cindy Olson


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!


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2 Hr
15 Min


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  • 1 lb
    cranberries, fresh
  • 1 c
  • 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)

How to Make "Gifta" Salad (Cranberries & Cream)


  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.

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