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Cranberry Jell-o Salad


A cranberry salad recipe with strawberry gelatin and cream cheese.


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry flavored gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 can (16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce, chilled


In a bowl, combine gelatin with boiling water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved; stir in applesauce. Place cream cheese in a separate mixing bowl. Gradually add gelatin mixture to cream cheese, beating until smooth. Chill mixture until partially set; stir in celery.

Open chilled cranberry sauce and cut into small cubes. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Turn mixture into a 1 1/2-quart mold and chill until set. Unmold onto a serving plate lined with lettuce or kale, if desired.

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