Thanksgiving Cranberry Cream Cheese Salad

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Jewel Hall

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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. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 25 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

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

How to Make Thanksgiving Cranberry Cream Cheese Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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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About Thanksgiving Cranberry Cream Cheese Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Thanksgiving Table
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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