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Makeover Creamy Cranberry Salad Recipe

Makeover Creamy Cranberry Salad Recipe

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 YIELD:12 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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