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Creamy Cranberry Jell-O® Salad

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"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
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 265 calories; 13.9 33.9 3.7 21 131 Full nutrition

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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.

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!

This was a big hit at Thanksgiving! I added an extra apple and extra walnuts.

Everyone at Thanksgiving loved it.

Loved this recipe and it was a big hit at my work potluck.

It's excellent and I'm often asked to bring it to holiday functions. I leave out the nuts because of allergy issues.

This is the exact recipe I've been looking for. However, I don't have cream cheese so I'm going to use cottage cheese. Hope it works as well. Will also add some chopped celery. Love allrecip...

I made this exactly as printed. Very yummy and I'm sure I'll be making this again.