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Cranberry Waldorf Salad Recipe

Cranberry Waldorf Salad Recipe

Cranberries grow in the coastal area about 50 miles from our home. When they become available at Thanksgiving, I always make this holiday salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cup chopped apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 3/4 cup pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 cup halved seedless grapes
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, stiffly whipped

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cranberries and sugar; let stand for 30 minutes. Add next five ingredients and mix well. Gently fold in the whipped cream; chill before serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 226 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Cranberry Waldorf Salad

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2014

"My mom clipped this recipe out of a taste of home magazine almost 10 years ago I think, and we've been making it at thanksgivings ever since. Everyone I serve it to is amazed by the decadence of this salad, it almost doubles in size once you add the whipped cream, and we always make a batch with chopped candied walnuts and one without. The best results are when you make it the night before and let the whole concoction ferment in the sugars and add the heavy cream at the last minute before serving! A true hit in my family!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"This salad was excellent. I only added 1/2 cup sugar, and I used Cool Whip instead of heavy cream. This is a great holiday salad."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"Waldorf...What a name for a salad! I never heard of this until my early 30's, My co-worker, Ellen said that she was going to make a Waldorf Salad. I stepped back a gave her a dumbfounded look and asked, "What is a..Waldorf..Salad ? ? " She explained to me what it was. Just the name - Waldorf ! Wasn't there a character in one of the Star

Trek episodes? But, this and other Waldorf salads I had were good."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"I love this recipe, it's easy and festive at the table (it turns pink from the cranberries). I omitted the pineapple, and used toasted almonds for the nuts. I also chopped the frozen cranberries in a food processor and combined them with the sugar and marshmallows and chilled overnight. The next morning I added the remaining ingred and served. You can substitute 1 cup of whipped topping for the whipped cream. I am planning to make this recipe again for Christmas this year."

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