Bing Cherry-and-Cranberry Salad

Southern Living
This salad adds color and sweet-tart flavor.
Makes 10 to 12 servings


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2 1/2 cups water
3 (3-ounce) packages black cherry-flavored gelatin
2 cups cola soft drink
1 (16-ounce) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
1 (15-ounce) can pitted Bing cherries, drained and quartered
2 cups chopped pecans, toasted


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours

Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat; remove from heat. Add gelatin, stirring 2 minutes or until gelatin dissolves.

Stir cola, cranberry sauce, cherries, and chopped pecans into gelatin mixture; pour into a lightly greased 12-cup ring mold. Cover and chill 8 hours or until firm.

Unmold congealed salad onto a serving platter.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Coca-Cola for cola soft drink.

Created date

February 2005