Wednesday, November 26, 2008

A time for traditions...

This recipe has been in our family for years. My mom made it at holidays. I have no idea where it came from. I have carried on the tradition of making it each year. I love old recipes and the way they are written sometimes makes me laugh. I hope you will enjoy this one and make it one of your traditional dishes.

Cranberry Mold

1 C. ground cranberries
1 C. ground unpared apples
1 C. sugar
1 pkg. gelatine (I use strawberry jello)
1 C. hot water
1 can crushed pineapple
1/2 C. seeded Tokay grape halves (I use purple seedless grapes)
1/4 C. broken nut meats (I use pecans)

Combine cranberries, apples and sugar. Dissolve gelatine in hot water; add pineapple (with juice). Chill until partially set. Add cranberry-apple mixture, grapes and nut meats. Pour into mold (I most often put in a pretty glass bowl that belonged to my mom). Chill overnight or until set.
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Anonymous said...

I LOVE this Cranberry Mold recipe. I too love the way it's written. I know it's a treasure to you. I will enjoy making it for Christmas and be thinking of you and your mother. Thanks for sharing the memory!

Stacy said...

Save some for me!

Anonymous said...

This is SOOOO yummy! Ashlynn didn't want to eat anything else after she tried it.

Anonymous said...

I'll have to try your recipe. It has a lot of my kid's favorite fruits!