Recipe by Nancy
"A creamy cranberry salad. Even people who normally don't like cranberries will eat this salad. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com. "
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fresh or frozen cranberries
1 (20 ounce) can
crushed pineapple with juice
banana, peeled and sliced
I have been making a similar recipe for years. I only use half the sugar. My husband and kids think its way too sweet otherwise. And I also use mandarin oranges instead of bananas. I put them in @ the same time as the pineapple. Soo good.
My mama's recipe is very similar but we add mandarin oranges (drained) and not so much sugar. Instead of whipping cream, we use cool whip. If it gets too juicy, the marshmellows will soak it up. Yumm :)
This recipe is simple to do and is a hit at any holiday party. Be sure to buy extra bags of fresh cranberries to freeze them so you can enjoy this in the summer as well.
Also something that the kids can help you prepare.
My family loved this salad. I added 2 finely chopped cups of apples and it was wonderful. My dad is the only cranberry fan in our family but everyone loved this salad.
Loved this recipe! Great flavor, but makes a lot.
This was the first cranberry salad I have ever made and I was so glad I picked this recipe to make, it is so delicious.I have never been a big fan of cranberry salads but this one I have a hard time stop eating it.:)I did a couple things that other reviewers suggested;I added mandarin oranges instead of the bananas and I put them in at the same time as pineapple and I put in 11/2 cups of sugar and next time I make it I think I will go with even less.And I used cool whip instead of whipped cream,I think I used more than a cup.I just put in the amount I wanted to.
I just made this salad to take to Christmas dinner. My husband and son profess to hate cranberries so without explanation, I asked them to try it. They both loved it! I did not use marshmallows. Beautiful, festive, and delicious! I'll make it every year.
Yummy!! My quantities weren't exactly right, but it was really good. I didn't use the banana, and when I do it again I want to try with mandarin oranges. Definitely cut back on the sugar!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cranberry Salad I
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 14
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