Thursday, December 15, 2011

$8 or Less Recipe - Linda's Cranberry Salad

Best to do 24 hours ahead

12 oz fresh cranberries washed
1 C water
2 - 3oz pkgs cherry jello
1 1/2 C sugar
1 C chopped pecans
1 8oz can crushed pineapple in juice, not syrup
(drain juice and save it in a 2 C measuring cup)
2 C liquid : above juice plus rest water to equal 2 C

in saucepan place berries, 1 cup water,  and pour sugar on top
cook until berries pop
take off heat and set aside
in another saucepan, bring 2C water and juice to a boil
add jello
when jello is dissolved, stir into berries
add pineapple and pecans
pour into glass bowl or mold and chill

This recipe is from my good friend Linda K.  Thanks, Linda!!  This recipe comes in just under $8, less if you can get the cranberries and nuts on sale.

Until Next Time.....

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