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Firecracker Holiday Salads

October 17, 2016

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Prepare Firecracker Holiday Salads easily by following this recipe.

  • Yields: Serves 4.
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1 package strawberry, raspberry or cherry gelatin

1 cup boiling water

¾ cup cold water

16 square marshmallows

watercress, Mayonnaise

4 marshmallow stars


1Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, add cold water and pour to ½ inch thickness in a shallow oblong pan.

2When gelatin is almost set, arrange 4 stacks of marshmallows each, flat sides together, in the gelatin, allowing room between each “firecracker.”

3When firm, pour on remaining cooled gelatin.

4 Cut between the rows of marshmallows and lift out carefully with a spatula.

5Arrange each plate with water cress, place “firecracker” on it and make a fuse from mayonnaise.

6Tip each fuse with a star cut from a marshmallow with a wet scissors.


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