Cranberry Salad

We first had this dish at a friend's house for Thanksgiving. I was pregant with my 1st child. We have had this every Thanksgiving for 24 years.


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1 Lg box (6 oz) blackcherry or cranberry gelatin (or 2 3-oz boxes) 1 lb of fresh cranberries chopped up) 1 med can of crushed pineapple (completely drained, juice saved) 2 orange pulps and rind of one 2 cups of sugar 1 small apple, cored and peeled (optional) 1 cup of nuts ( I use walnuts or pecans) optional

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I grind cranberries, oranges, apples and nuts in my Cuisinart food processor one at a time. Setting them aside so they are ready when the gelatin is made. Dissolve gelatin amd sugar using boiling water (2 cups). Use pineapple juice and add enough water to make 2 cups of cold liquid. Dissolve in the warm gelatin and add grinded up fruit. Let set in refrigerator.