Cranberry-Pineapple Gelatin Salad

"Recipe courtesy Paula Deen I made this for thanksgiving and it was scrumptous"
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Ready In:
4hrs 15mins




  • 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 1 hour before serving, invert the mold onto a serving platter and allow to sit at room temperature; the salad will release itself and come clean from the mold.
  • Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, whipped cream and walnuts in bowl. Spoon into the center of the mold.

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  1. Kathy P.
    Make this every year for my family. Use the juice from pineapple and can add orange juice for more flavor (instead of water). I omit the confectioners sugar and add 1 cup sour cream with cream cheese only. Not so sweat and makes a great side for your turkey and trimmings. Top with chopped walnuts or grated orange rind for flavor/color.
  2. appleydapply
    This was delicious and beautiful. It was sweeter than my usual recipe which uses fresh cranberries. The creamy filling was great and made it look special. Chef-V had suggested putting the filling in a zipper-top baggie and cutting off a corner to squeeze the filling into the middle. This was a neat way to do it, but we also still smoothed the top with a knife. This would serve more easily if you put it back in the fridge for a while after unmolding & filling - we had a hard time cutting a nice-looking piece when it was just finished. Thanks for sharing a great holiday recipe; I have added it to my holiday favorites!


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