Cranberry Fruit Ring

Source: Mrs. Mealer (1970)
Prep time: 1 1⁄4 hoursCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 1 1⁄2 hours


1 lb
cranberries (4 c, fresh)
1 1⁄2 c
2 c
hot water
2 pk
lemon-flavored gelatin
2 pk
cream cheese (8-oz)
watercress or parsley (chopped)


Force cranberries and orange through food chopper. Add sugar and mix well. Let stand while preparing gelatin. Add hot water to gelatin and stir until dissolved. When gelatin begins to set, stir in cranberry mixture. Pour into 5-cup ring mold and chill until firm. Unmold on serving platter and fill with Cream Cheese Watercress Balls. Cream Cheese Watercress Balls: Cut 2 cream cheese packages into 10 pieces each. Roll each into a ball, then roll in chopped watercress or parsley. Refrigerate until serving time.