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thanksgiving cranberry salad

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Mama Robin
Dana Pt, CA

I got this recipe from one of my dearest friends who used to bring this every Thanksgiving when our families got together. She since moved away and I don't see her often enough, but it just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without her Cranberry Salad!!

★★★★★ 2
serves 10-12
prep time 40 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For thanksgiving cranberry salad

  • 1 can
    pineapple (15 oz crushed or chunks you can chop)
  • 1 pkg
    cherry jello (6 oz)
  • 1 can
    cranberry sauce (jellied not whole cranberries)
  • 1 c
    celery (chopped finely)
  • 3/4 c
    walnuts (pieces or chopped)

How To Make thanksgiving cranberry salad

  • 1
    Strain pineapple & reserve liquid. Add enough water to make 1 cup. Bring this to a boil in saucepan and dissolve jello in hot liquid. Add 1 cup COLD water and chill until thick but not set.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients to thickened jello and pour into a 2 quart mold. Chill until firm.