Serve cranberry 'candles' as your salad for the holidays (1960)

You’ll start a whole new family tradition…
… serve cranberry “candles” as your salad

Who’d dream a salad so impressive could be so easy to make! The delicate creaminess and fresh flavor of Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise make it possible.

Smooth, light Hellmann’s mellows the tart cranberries to create a holiday salad with elegant new flavor — in an elegant new candle shape. Serve it once. . . and you’ll be asked to serve it again and again.

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1 1-pound can Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce
1 3-ounce package red, yellow or orange fruit-flavored gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise
1 apple or orange, peeled and diced
1/4 cup chopped walnuts


Heat cranberry sauce, strain, set berries aside. Dissolve gelatin in hot Juice and water. Add salt and lemon juice.

Chill until thickened enough to mound slightly when dropped from a spoon.

Beat in real mayonnaise with rotary beater till light and fluffy. Fold in cranberries, fruit and nuts. Divide mixture evenly into eight 6-ounce fruit juice cans. Chill 4 hours or longer. Unmold. Garnish With real mayonnaise to taste.

To flame: Cut thin birthday candles in half to shorten. Insert into tops of cranberry candles. Light.

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