Martha uses this as a side at a sit-down lunch and as a stuffing for pitas for a more casual gathering. This recipe is a great way to use gift-basket apples.
Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat, and stir in dried cranberries and raisins. Let stand 10 minutes, and drain.
Stir together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apples, celery, cranberries, and raisins. Cover and chill. Sprinkle apple mixture with pecans just before serving.
Mockingbird Bakery, Greenwood, Mississippi
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