This spicy applesauce mold is labeled a salad. And, by 1954 standards it is a salad: it’s got gelatin and fruit, and salad dressing.
This week, check back each day as I share the recipes for Thanksgiving, 1954 from Michigan Consolidated Gas Company:
- Roast Turkey with Almond Celery Stuffing
- Turkey Pompons
- Spicy Applesauce Mold
- Green Vegetable Trio
- Pumpkin Mince Pie
- Apple Torte
- Chocolate Delicacy
Spicy Applesauce Mold
- 1 3/4 cups boiling water 3
- 3 tablespoons cinnamon candies
- 1 package lemon flavored gelatin
- 1 cup applesauce
- 1 3-ounce package cream cheese
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1 tablespoon salad dressing
Pour boiling water over candies and gelatin. Stir until candy is dissolved.
Stir in applesauce; chill until mixture begins to thicken.
Pour into 7" x 7" pan or small mold.
Soften cream cheese; whip in milk and salad dressing.
Spoon cream cheese mixture over top of gelatin and swirl with fork to make marbled effect.
Chill until firm; cut in squares and serve on salad greens.
No. 1597 Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Home Services Department