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Cranberry Salad

 

Submitted by: Jane Mahan, Elm Springs, AR 

 

 

 

My mother's cranberry salad - two different recipes.

Mary Ledbetter’s Christmas/Thanksgiving Cranberry Salad
 
Cranberry Salad


1 qt cranberries        
2 cups sugar 

1 pkg strawberry Jello         
1 cup hot water         

2 cups miniature marshmallows     
1 cup crushed pineapple     
1 cup chopped pecans

 
Grind cranberries, add sugar & allow to stand overnight.
Next morning, dissolve Jello in hot water.
Cool Jello before adding to cranberries.
Add pineapple, pecans and marshmallows.
Mix well & chill.
  
Mary's CRANBERRY SALAD


1 pound cranberries
2 c sugar
Combine & let stand 24 hours.
When ready to serve, drain cranberries & fold in other ingredients:
1 qt seeded grapes
1 c pecans
1 c whipped cream