1 (16-ounce) can pitted dark sweet cherries, undrained
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, undrained
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 (6-ounce) package cranberry
(or any red color) flavored gelatin
1 cup cold water
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Place all fruit in a colander and drain juices into large bowl. Set fruit aside and reserve 1-1/2 cups of the juice. Place reserved juices in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
Add gelatin and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in cold water and allspice. Chill until thickened, about 1-1/2 hours. Fold in fruit and walnuts. Pour mixture into a lightly oiled 6-cup mold. Cover and chill several hours, or overnight, until firm. Unmold onto lettuce-lined platter. Serves 10.
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