|Harvest Cranberry Mold
A Tupperware recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
2 cups water
2 pkgs. (3 oz. each) cranberry-flavored gelatin
1 cup cranberry or cran-apple juice cocktail
2 medium pears or apples, cored & chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Red & green grapes for garnish (optional)
Microwave 2 cups water on high 3 to 5 minutes until boiling. Carefully remove from microwave
& stir in gelatin until completely dissolved, about
Pour cranberry juice cocktail into a lg. measuring cup or
bowl. Add enough ice to make 1-3/4 C. Stir gelatin mixture into cranberry
juice until ice is dissolved. Chill mixture until slightly thickened, about 30
min., stirring occasionally. Mixture should be about the consistency of unbeaten
Spray a gelatin ring mold (Tupperware® has a great one) with non-stick cooking spray; wipe smooth with a piece of paper
towel. When gelatin mixture has thickened, gently stir in apples (or pears)
& walnuts. Pour into prepared mold. Seal & refrigerate until gelatin is
firm, several hrs. or overnight.
To serve, remove seal & unmold onto a plate. If
desired, fill center with grapes.
Spiced Cranberry Mold, add 1/2 tsp. pumpkin-pie spice with the
Orange-Cranberry Mold, substitute 2 peeled,
chopped oranges or 2 11-oz. cans mandarin oranges, drained, for apples or
Cranberry Salad Mold, add 1 Tbsp. lemon
juice with boiling water, & 1/2 cup shopped celery with the pears.
Triple Cranberry Mold, substitute 1 can whole cranberry sauce for the pears.