1 - 12 oz. pkg fresh cranberries, washed and sorted
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 c. boiling water
3 - 3 oz. pkgs. orange gelatin dessert
2 - 11 oz. cans mandarin oranges, drained and cut into small pieces
1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans
1 - 8 oz. can crushed pineapple, undrained


Grind cranberries in food grinder or food processor; stir in sugar to blend. Set aside. Dissolve gelatin dessert in water; cool until mixture begins to thicken. Add to cranberry mixture. Add oranges, nuts and pineapple. Stir well; pour into lightly oiled 8-cup mold. Chill overnight. Unmold.