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Fluffy Cranberry Mousse Recipe
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Fluffy Cranberry Mousse Recipe

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This is a delicious and pretty salad for the holidays, but it's so good that I serve it other times, too. I got the recipe from a neighbor who had served it with a traditional turkey dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:16-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 150 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, setting the pineapple aside and adding juice to gelatin. Stir in cranberry sauce, lemon juice, peel and nutmeg. Chill until mixture thickens. Fold in sour cream, pineapple and pecans. Pour into a glass serving bowl or an oiled 9-cup mold. Chill until set, at least 2 hours. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Mousse in Country October/November 1994, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 150 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2012

Yummy! I saw on some forums people asking if increasing strawberry to offset possible tartness was necessary. I don't think so, it's nicely balanced as is! Will make again :)

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

I have been searching for gelatin moose recipes that do NOT contain Cool Whip.

here is a delightful one. wonderful mouth feel and taste.

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