What are some recipes for cranberry Jell-O salad?


Quick Answer

Paula Deen has a recipe for cranberry Jell-O salad, and there is also a recipe for cranberry Jello-O salad from Taste of Home magazine. The Paula Deen version uses raspberry gelatin, and the Taste of Home version uses cherry gelatin.

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To make the Paula Deen version, combine two packages of raspberry Jell-O and 1/2 envelope of unflavored gelatin with a cup of boiling water until dissolved. Add 1/2 cup of cold water, a can of crushed pineapple with the juice, a can of whole cranberry sauce and 1/4 cup of finely chopped walnuts. Pour this mixture into a prepared gelatin mold, cover with plastic and refrigerate until firm. To make a topping, combine eight ounces of cream cheese, 1/4 cup of powdered sugar, two tablespoons of whipped cream and 1/4 cup of walnuts.

To make the Taste of Home version, take a large bowl and dissolve a package of cherry gelatin in 1 1/2 cups of boiling water. Stir in a can of crushed pineapple with the juice and a can of whole cranberry sauce, and then refrigerate for 30 minutes. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of halved green grapes and 1/4 cup of chopped pecans before pouring it into a two quart serving bowl. Refrigerate the gelatin until firm.

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