Cranberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad

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Cranberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad Cranberry Pineapple Gelatin Salad


Servings: 16 servings
Prep Time: 4 hours 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients Add to grocery list

1   15-ounce can whole cranberry sauce
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2   envelope unflavored gelatin
1   8-ounce can crushed pineapple packet in its own juice
2   3-ounce packages raspberry gelatins
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water

Topping
1 8-ounce package of cream cheese
1/4 cup of powdered sugar
2 tablespoons of whipped cream
1/4 cup of walnuts

Directions

Spray a 4 cup gelatin mold or a 9 inch square pan with vegetable oil cooking spray.  In a medium glass mixing bowl, combine the raspberry gelatin and unflavored gelatin.  Add 1 cup boiling water and stir with a metal spoon continuously for 2 minutes, until the gelatin is completely dissolved.  Stir in 1/2 cup cold water.  Add the pineapple and juice, cranberry sauce, and walnuts.  Stir with a metal spoon until all ingredients are completely incorporated.  Pour the mixture into the prepared mold, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.

About an hour before serving, invert the mold onto a serving platter and allow to sit at room temp. the salad will release itself and come clean from the mold.

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, whipped cream and walnuts in bowl, mix together. Add to center of mold.

PD & Friends, pg. 50

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

Show: Paula's Home Cooking/Paula Deen and Friends cookbook/May/June 2006 issue
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This salad sounds beyond "Out of this world". Ican no longer eat raspberries, can I sub strawberries?

By Ida Dohoney on December 09, 2013

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This gelatin salad was delicious as well as easy to prepare. Try it for your next get together. Thanks for sharing!

By Anonymous on January 02, 2013

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My 9 yr old daughter watched Paula make this and was trying to write down the ingredients and the directions. So we let her make it. It was so easy for her that she is making it for all Holiday meals

By Anonymous on November 24, 2010

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By Anonymous on November 24, 2010

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I love this recipe. I saw it on one of Paula's shows and wrote it down & tried it. Everyone wanted the recipe. I was so impressed I bought the cookbook set plus one other. I moved and the recipe got lost. I have searched for this on the net and finally found it. It was not in my cookbooks (or I couldn't find it). Thanks to the Deen family I get accolades whenever I cook.

By Anonymous on November 14, 2010

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This was great, thou I ended up adding a lot more whipped cream to make the topping smoother and more spreadable. It was a big hit. In fact I'm making it again for a church group dinner tomorrow.

By Anonymous on December 07, 2009

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easy and tasty jello salad for our Thanksgiving meal this year. would make it again. My son is allergic to walnuts, so I used chopped pecans instead. didn't put it in a mold, but served in a crystal bowl and had the topping in a side bowl. thinking of making it with cranberry jello next time. thank you!!

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