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Frosted Cranberry Squares

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Ingredients

1-2/3 cups crushed pineapple, drained and liquid reserved
2 packages (3 ounces each) lemon gelatin
1-7 ounce bottle or 1 cup ginger ale or 7-Up
1 pound can or 2 cups jellied cranberry sauce
8 ounces Cool Whip
1-8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Take reserved liquid from pineapple and add water to make 1 cup. Heat until boiling. Dissolve gelatin in liquid; cool. Gently stir in ginger ale or 7-Up; chill until partially set. Meanwhile, blend pineapple and cranberry sauce; fold into gelatin mixture. Place in 9x11x2-inch dish; chill until firm. Fold cream cheese into Cool Whip. Spread over gelatin. Sprinkle chopped pecans over salad.

Lois Paulson
Monmouth, Ill.




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