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Nana's Famous Frosted Cranberry Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Nana's Famous Frosted Cranberry Squares, by , is from Mama GG's Favorite Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela Tillotson
Added: Sunday, August 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Gelatins:
2 3oz packages raspberry gelatins
2 c boiling water
12 oz package fresh cranberries
2 c sugar
2/3 c orange juice
20 oz can crushed pineapple in juice

Topping:
6 oz cream cheese softened
2 c whipping cream
2 c mini marshmallows

Directions:
Directions:
Gelatins:
Dissolve gelatins in hot water in large bowl and set aside. Blend cranberries 1/2 at a time on high speed until well chopped. stir cranberries and remaining gelatins ingredients into jello. pour into 9x13 pan, cover, refrigerate 6 hours or overnight

topping:
beat creamcheese at medium speed until light and fluffy. scrape off beaters. add whipping cream, start low and gradually increase speed, beat until stiff peaks form (1-2 mins) Fold in marshmallows by hand. Spread over firm gelatins, refrigerate 1 hour, serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom and I make this every Christmas. It is one of the most requested dishes on our holiday menu.

 

 

 

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