Creamy Cranberry Jell-O® Salad

Creamy Cranberry Jell-O® Salad

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"This is my favorite Thanksgiving dish! The sweetness is a nice contrast to the saltiness of the turkey. The walnuts and apples give a nice texture, but make sure they are chopped small enough. The mayo seems like a strange addition, but you don't taste it, and it improves the texture of the cream cheese. Enjoy!"
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5 h 10 m servings 265 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 131 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Pour juice from crushed pineapple and cranberry sauce in a measuring cup and add enough water to equal 2 cups of liquid; bring to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat and dissolve raspberry gelatin in the liquid. Pour gelatin into a bowl and refrigerate until partly set, about 45 minutes.
  2. Beat cream cheese with mayonnaise in a bowl with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually beat partially set gelatin into cream cheese mixture. Gently fold 1 cup whipped topping into the mixture. Stir crushed pineapple, cranberry sauce, apple, and walnuts into gelatin mixture. Transfer to a serving bowl and refrigerate until set, about 4 hours. Serve frosted with 1/2 cup whipped topping, or as desired.


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Instead of mayonnaise, I used sour cream. I also used pecans instead of walnuts. At the last minute, I folded in half of a small bag of mini marshmallows. I made no other changes. Instead of let...

Took this to a Thanksgiving supper at Lodge and everyone raved. Requested again this year. Of course made at home also. Jackpot. A Keeper.

This is from the 1968 Farm Journal Christmas Book and is called Frosty Cranberry Mold. It's excellent and I'm often asked to bring it to holiday functions. I leave out the nuts because of a...

I can't wait for this to set up all the way! From what I could taste, it is so delicious! And that was without all the combined textures!

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