FROZEN CRANBERRY SALAD — This fluffy pink holiday salad features fresh cranberries, pineapple, marshmallows and whipped cream.
I love this Frozen Cranberry Salad! I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do. It’s one of the easiest dishes to prepare on my Thanksgiving menu.
Seriously, the hardest thing about this cranberry salad is deciding whether to serve it as a side dish or a dessert.
I just finished making this and put it in the freezer for Thanksgiving. It was easy to make and tastes wonderful too! This is a five star recipe….tasty and easy. ~ Deb
This salad is simple, delicious and can be made ahead of time. Which is a big bonus during the busy holiday season.
The recipe makes a ton, but it’s always one of the first things to go when it makes an appearance at our holiday table. We rarely have more than a day’s worth of leftovers.
Rather than freezing, you can just chill this in the refrigerator before serving, although I find it holds up very well when frozen, even when thawed completely. Just be sure to drain the pineapple well.
If you like some extra crunch, you can also add a cup or so of chopped pecans.
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Here’s what you’ll need to make Frozen Cranberry Salad
- Fresh cranberries
- Crushed pineapple
- Miniature marshmallows
- Heavy cream
- 1 (12 oz.) bag fresh cranberries, finely chopped
- 1 1/4 cups white sugar
- 2 (8 oz.) cans crushed pineapple, well drained
- 1 (10 oz.) package miniature marshmallows
- 1 pint (2 cups) heavy whipping cream
- In a medium bowl, mix together the chopped cranberries and the sugar.
- Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours, or overnight. With an electric mixer, whip cream until stiff.
- In a large bowl, combine cranberries and pineapple. Fold in whipped cream and marshmallows.
- Pour into a large, airtight container and freeze until ready to serve. Thaw slightly (or completely if you prefer) before serving.
Total time does not include refrigeration and freezing.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 234 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 45mg Sodium: 12mg Carbohydrates: 27g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 26g Protein: 1g
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