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Cranberry-Strawberry Salad

Makes 8 servings:Cowboy Cooking Recipes from

Prep Time: 15 min.
Chilling Time: 2 hrs.


  • 1 - package (6-ounces) strawberry-flavored gelatin

  • 1 - cup boiling water

  • 1 - cup cold water

  • 1 - orange, juiced

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 - cup small marshmallows

  • 1 cup chopped nuts

  • 1 pound cranberries, ground


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water. Add the cold water and the orange juice. Stir.

  2. Add the sugar, marshmallows, nuts , and cranberries. Stir well.

  3. Pour the salad mixture into a mold. Place in refrigerator and chill for 2 hours or until set.

Do You Know...
...another English word for a cowboy, buckaroo, is an Anglicization of vaquero.  At least one linguist has speculated that the word "buckaroo" derives from the Arabic word bakara or bakhara, also meaning "heifer" or "young cow", and may have entered Spanish during the centuries of Islamic rule.

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