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Makeover Creamy Cranberry Salad Recipe
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Makeover Creamy Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Few foods capture the flavor of the season like cranberries, and this makeover took a holiday favorite and made it even better! You'll love the flavor of cranberry, apple and pineapple covered in a sweet and creamy dressing. Better still, it's only 2 grams of fat per serving! —Alexandra Lypecky, Dearborn, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

133 calories: 2/3 cup, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 0 fruit 0 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cranberries, pineapple, marshmallows, apple, sugar substitute and salt. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Just before serving, fold in whipped topping and walnuts. Yield: 12 servings (2/3 cup each).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Makeover Creamy Cranberry Salad in Light & Tasty October/November 2007, p10


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Lisafoodfavs
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2014

"Haven't made yet but ,a Question,Why Salt? , seems unnecessary??"

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sylvb
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"My 9 year old grandson always asks for this on Thanksgiving..I had misplaced recipe, but found it again this year and he was very happy! Nice and tart, but sweet!"

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sylvb
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"Made this again just yesterday and finished a serving of it just before typing this... Very easy to make, and wonderfully tart and delicious! Used Splenda and kept nuts on side for those who don't like or can't have nuts."

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luv2tor
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

"excellent recipe"

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administrator
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"This has become my 'must bring' dish, no matter the season."

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mjlouk
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"I left out the nuts b/c my kids don't care for them. My 5 year old ate this up! Great addition to our Christmas menu."

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tru74
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"Excellent recipe. I did use sugar and regular whipped topping; however."

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caszymanski
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2009

"My family loves this dish. It's a fall favorite."

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6magmjs3
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2009

"very good receipe"

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