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Cranberry Velvet Freeze

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Dream Whip may be substituted for whipping cream

Ingredients

2 cans (16 ounces each) whole-berry cranberry sauce
2 cans (1 20-ounce and 1 8-ounce) crushed pineapple, drained
1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
1 cup green marachino cherries, quartered
1 cup red maraschino cherries, quartered
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3 cups whipping cream, whipped
Cherries, halved, if desired

Instructions

Combine all except whipping cream. Fold in whipping cream. Spoon into an ungreased 13x9-inch dish. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving. May garnish with halved cherries. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Phyllis Pfitzenmaier
Bettendorf



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