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Christmas Tree Salad

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Christmas tree salad adds zing to the christmas celebrations. This Christmas tree salad is a mix of dates, cherries and cream cheese. Give this Christmas tree salad a try, I am sure you will love it.
  Cranberry sauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cut dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange 1 , finely cut
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Heat cranberry sauce until softened.
Add salt, celery, dates, orange, cherries and pecans.
Soften gelatin in a small amount of water; add to cranberry mixture.
Pour mixture into cone shaped paper cups.
Chill until firm.
Remove from cups to serve.
Soften cream cheese.
Using a decorator tube, make decorations on cone shaped salads to represent Christmas tree decorations.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1887 Calories from Fat 1047

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.3%

Saturated Fat 48.4 g241.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 255.2 mg85.1%

Sodium 1341.4 mg55.9%

Total Carbohydrates 186 g61.9%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g73.8%

Sugars 133.4 g

Protein 34 g68.7%

Vitamin A 69.7% Vitamin C 122.1%

Calcium 39.7% Iron 18.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Christmas Tree Salad Recipe