I think my grandmother and mother made this recipe every year for Thanksgiving or Christmas. We ate a lot of Salads with Marshmallows, Fruit and Nuts. This is such an iconic American Holiday Salad.
Holiday Cranberry Salad
Here's what you'll need:
A Food Processor
A Stand Mixer
4 C Fresh Cranberries
1 1/4 C Granulated Sugar, divided/
1 C Heavy Cream
1 - 10 oz. package of Miniature Marshmallows
1 - 8 oz. Can of Crushed Pineapple, drained.
1 C Chopped Pecans
In the Food Processor:
Pulse until they are coarsely ground.
Transfer to a Large Serving Bowl.
Cover with Plastic Wrap and Refrigerate overnight or 6 hours.
In a Stand Mixer with a Whisk Attachment:
Whip to Stiff Peak.
Fold to incorporate well.
Add to the Cranberries and Fold in, just until combined.
Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Peace in the Kitchen!