Aunt Thelma’s Christmas Cranberry Salad
 
 Mix, stir to dissolve jello and cool till begins to congeal:
 1 small pkg. red jello and  1 c. boiling water
 OR
 1 lrg. pkg red jello, 1 c. boiling water, and 1 c. cold water after jello is
 dissolved.
 
 Grind or process in Cuisinart:
 1 lb. whole cranberries, washed and drained
 4 or 5 apples, washed and seeded but not peeled
 1 orange
 1 c. nut meats (optional)
 
 Add 2 c. sugar to this fruit mixture quickly so as not to form syrup.  Add
 to jello.
 Chill and serve in a large bowl.  Garnish with greens, mint or whipped cream
 if desired.