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Cranberry Pineapple Salad

9 reviews

Impress dinner guests with this delightfully different take on traditional cranberry sauce. The nuts add a tasty crunch. —Dorothy Angley, Carver, Massachusetts

Eggnog Pie

5 reviews

Even better than holiday eggnog in a glass is eggnog on a plate! This creamy pie delivers all that rich,...


Christmas Ribbon Salad

13 reviews

Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make...


Cool Cucumber Salad

3 reviews

This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...


Holiday Cranberry Salad

My mom made this every Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I have continued the tradition. We now are on our fourth...

Applesauce Gelatin Squares

11 reviews

"I make this attractive soft-set salad during the holidays and garnish it with ranch dressing that's tinted green," relates Judy...


Snow-White Salad

2 reviews

I love to collect recipes for all kinds of occasions. This sweet gelatin salad is one I often make for...

Creamy Blueberry Gelatin Salad

25 reviews

Plump blueberries and a fluffy topping star in this pretty, refreshing salad. My mom's blueberry salad was served at every...


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Homemade Holiday Marshmallows

27 reviews

This marshmallow recipe was my grandpa's favorite. At Christmastime, he would be busy making homemade marshmallows for his family and...


Cucumber & Grapefruit Mold

This old-fashioned gelatin is sure to bring back memories of Christmases past. It’s a refreshing addition to a heavy meal.


Seven-Layer Gelatin Salad

6 reviews

By alternating fruity layers of gelatin in harvest colors with sweetened sour cream, Melody Mellinger of Myerstown, Pennsylvania created one...

Cinnamon Gelatin Salad

1 review

Crunchy apples and pecans contrast nicely with smooth gelatin in this pretty salad. —Denita DeValcourt, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee


Layered Christmas Gelatin

22 reviews

Christmastime always means that this recipe comes out of my recipe box. The traditional holiday colors in this salad make...


Triple Chocolate Mousse Torte

3 reviews

When it's too hot to bake something sweet but you're craving chocolate, my chocolaty mousse tart is all you need....


Apple-Cinnamon Gelatin

This ruby-red gelatin is a festive addition to your holiday spread. Cinnamon red-hot candies add a unique flavor.—Suzy Horvath, Gladstone,...


Cranberry Eggnog Salad

2 reviews

For a bright salad with a vintage holiday feel, we stack a layer of raspberry gelatin and cranberry sauce over...

Frosted Cranberry Gelatin Salad

Covered with a fluffy white topping, squares of this fruity gelatin salad can be served as a side dish or...


Layered Gelatin Salad

It's nice to offer a cool gelatin salad as an alternate to hot side dishes. Make it ahead and relax...


Sensational Slush

4 reviews

Colorful and refreshing, this sweet-tart slush has become a family favorite. I freeze the mix in 2- and 4-cup containers...


Fluffy Cranberry Delight

5 reviews

This was originally my daughter's recipe, and she or I will make it for one or more of our holiday...


Raspberry Gelatin Jewels

Kids love this jiggly salad, and honestly, so do the adults. It's always going to be on my holiday buffet....


Special Strawberry Salad

4 reviews

This berry-filled salad may take some time to prepare, but one taste and you'll agree it's worth the extra effort....


Molded Cranberry Nut Salad

2 reviews

We try lots of cranberry recipes, and this one is always requested when we have family get-togethers at Thanksgiving and...


Snowy Raspberry Gelatin Mold

4 reviews

This mold is always on our holiday table. The raspberry layer makes an attractive base for the creamy cream cheese...

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Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

8 reviews

Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...


Strawberry Graham Dessert

6 reviews

My mother passed the recipe for this luscious dessert on me...and my family has enjoyed it for years. These days,...


Cranberry-Eggnog Gelatin Salad

3 reviews

Refreshing and bursting with flavor, this festive jello salad is a great choice for a holiday potluck...


Apple Cranberry Delight

1 review

“My husband and I went to a cranberry festival, and I came home with 5 pounds of the berries! Luckily...


Spiced Cranberry-Chutney Gelatin Salad

I combined my mother-in-law’s famous cranberry chutney with my raspberry gelatin recipe to come up with this nicely spiced side....


Cranberry-Pineapple Gelatin Mold

This cranberry mold has become a tradition in our home during the holidays. You can use a blender to combine...