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Molded Cranberry-Apple Salad

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Ingredients

1 cup cranberries
1 cup sugar
1 cup unpeeled apples
1 package (6 ounces) lemon gelatin (or use cranberry or cran/raspberry)
2 cups boiling water
1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup crushed pineapple
1/2 to 1 cup seedless red grapes, cut in half lengthwise

Instructions

In a food grinder, blend and grind cranberries and apples; place ground fruit in a small bowl with sugar and let stand 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in pineapple juice and chill until mixture mounds when dropped from a spoon. Fold in cranberry mixture, crushed pineapple and grapes. Pour into a 6-cup mold or 9-inch square pan. Chill until firm. Makes 8 servings.

Ron Fischer, Orion



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