Fresh Cranberry Salad

1 package (12 oz.) fresh cranberries
1 ½ cups sugar
3 cups boiling water
3 packages (3 oz. each) orange jello
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained and cut in
small pieces
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 can crushed pineapple, undrained

Grind cranberries in food grinder, stir in the sugar to blend. Set aside. Dissolve gelatin 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 and serve
on a plate of crisp greens. 16 servings.