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Apple Cider Gelatin Salad

 Apple Cider Gelatin Salad
Apple cider and crisp apples lend a hint of fall to this refreshing salad that's perfect for autumn and holiday gatherings. A dear neighbor lady shared the recipe with me. -Cyndi Brinkhaus, South Coast Metro, California
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups apple cider or juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup diced unpeeled apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Cinnamon sticks, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1
  • minute.
  • In a large saucepan, bring cider to a boil; stir in the gelatin
  • mixture and sugar until dissolved. stir in lemon juice, cloves and
  • salt. Pour into a large bowl. Refrigerate until slightly thickened,
  • about 1 hour.

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Apple Cider Gelatin Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Fold in apples, walnuts and celery. Pour into a 1-qt.dish or
  • individual dishes. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  • For topping, in a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise and
  • sugar until blended. Dollop over salad; sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Serve with cinnamon sticks if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 328 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.