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Cranberry Recipes

  • Jellied Sauce

2 quarts (2 lbs.) fresh cranberries
4 cups sugar
2-½ cups cold water

Cook cranberries in water until soft. Sieve into bowl containing the sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved & pour into molds. Let stand at room temperature until jelled.
Makes 1 to 1 ½ quarts.

  • Jellied Whole Cranberry Sauce

4 cups cranberries (1 lb.)
1 ½ cups water
2 cups sugar

Cook 1 lb. (4 cups) cranberries in 1 ½ cups water until berries pop (about 10 min.). Remove from heat. Stir in 2 cups sugar. Pour into molds & leave at room temperature until jelled. Makes 1 to 1 ½ pts.

  • Raw Cranberry Salad

2 cups sugar
1-cup water
2-½ tablespoons gelatin soaked in ½ cup of cold water
4 cups raw cranberries, ground
1 medium orange with rind, ground
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped nuts

Cook sugar and water to make thin syrup. Add gelatin. Stir until dissolved; cool; add remaining ingredients. Pour into mold; chill. Serves 16.

  • Cranberry Orange Relish

2 cups cranberries
1 whole orange
7/8 cup sugar

Pick over and wash cranberries. Cut orange, remove seeds. Put cranberries and orange through food chopper. Add sugar; mix thoroughly. Let stand several hours before using.

  • Cranberry Goodin Puddin

1-cup fresh cranberries
½ cup sugar
¼ cup sugar
½ cup flour
½ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup butter, melted
1 egg
2 tablespoons shortening, melted

Spread cranberries over the bottom of a well-greased 8” pie plate. Sprinkle with ¼ cup sugar and nuts. Beat egg well. Add ½ cup sugar gradually and beat until thoroughly mixed. Add flour, melted butter and shortening to egg-sugar mixture. Beat well. Pour batter over top of cranberries. Bake in a slow oven (325 degrees) for 45 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cut like pie. Serve either warm or cold with generous scoops of vanilla ice cream.

  • Cranberry Nut Bread

2 cups flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1-cup cranberries cut into halves
½ teaspoon salt
1 well-beaten egg
1-cup sugar
Juice of 1 orange, plus warm water to make 1 cup
3 tablespoon melted shortening
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup chopped nutmeats

Sift all dry ingredients together. Add cranberries and nutmeats. Than add eggs mixed with diluted orange juice and shortening. Stir slightly. Bake in greased and floured loaf pan for 1 hour at 350 degrees.

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