Chyrel's Recipes From Friends

Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

4 cups chopped pears or chopped apples
1 cup seedless grapes, halved
1 cup sliced celery
2/3 cup slivered almonds or broken pecans, toasted
1/2 cup snipped pitted whole dates or raisins
Leaf lettuce
2/3 cup whole cranberry sauce
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 cup dairy sour cream
1/4 cup milk
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon celery seed

1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine chopped pears or apples, grapes, celery, almonds or pecans, and dates or raisins. Divide fruit mixture among lettuce-lined salad plates.
2. For dressing, in a small mixing bowl, combine cranberry sauce, mayonnaise or salad dressing, sour cream, milk, lemon juice, and celery seed. Drizzle dressing over fruit mixture. Makes 10 to 12 servings.
Make-Ahead Tip: One day ahead, stir together salad dressing; cover and chill overnight. Toast nuts; cool, cover and chill overnight.

Makes10 to 12 servings

*Note: Here's a tip from our Test Kitchen: spray your kitchen scissors with nonstick spray coating before snipping the dates and the scissors won't get sticky.

Nutritional Information
Nutritional facts per serving
calories: 211, total fat: 11g, saturated fat: 2g, cholesterol: 5mg, sodium: 49mg, carbohydrate: 29g, fiber: 4g, protein: 3g, vitamin C: 10%, calcium: 5%, iron: 5%

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