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Cranberry Delight

 Cranberry Delight
This is a special salad that your family and friends will be tickled pink when presented with it.—Edna Olson, Rancho Murieta, California
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, juice drained and reserved
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (6 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Fresh strawberries, optional

Directions

  • Combine pineapple juice and water in a 2-qt. saucepan; heat to
  • boiling. Remove from heat; add gelatin and stir until it dissolves.
  • Stir in cranberry sauce, lemon juice, peel and nutmeg. Chill until
  • mixture thickens slightly. Add sour cream; stir until thoroughly
  • combined. Fold in pineapple and pecans. Pour into an 8-cup mold;
  • chill until firm. Unmold onto a serving plate. Garnish with fresh
  • strawberries if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 254 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.