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Ingredients

2 cups diced or cubed cooked chicken
2 hard-cooked eggs, diced
1-1/2 cups finely chopped celery
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 cup whole cashews
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1-3/4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1 package (3 ounces) raspberry gelatin

Instructions

Mix cooked chicken, eggs, celery, onion, nuts and mayonnaise together well and press into ungreased 8x12-inch pan.

Heat cranberry juice to boiling and stir in gelatin, stirring until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill until it starts to jell. Gently spoon over chicken mixture and chill in refrigerator overnight. Can be cut into squares and served on lettuce leaf.

Mary Ann Lohr
Coal Valley



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