Port Wine-Cherry Salad
|Canned pitted dark sweet cherries||16 Ounce, undrained|
|Gelatin||6 Ounce (Black Cherry Flavored)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Port wine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Unsweetened applesauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Mayonnaise dressing||3 Tablespoon (For Serving)|
Drain cherries, reserving syrup.
Add enough water to syrup to make 3/4 cup liquid, if necessary.
Cut cherries in half, and set aside.
Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup boiling water.
Add cherry liquid and wine, stir in applesauce.
Chill until the consistency of unbeaten egg white, fold in cherry halves and chopped pecans.
Spoon mixture into a lightly oiled 4-cup mold.
Chill until firm.
Unmold salad and serve with mayonnaise dressing.