Bing Cherry Congealed Salad

Bing Cherry Congealed Salad


"A creamy Bing cherry gelatin salad."


servings 249 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a sauce pan, combine reserved cherry juice and pineapple juice to equal 1 cup. Bring to boil, add gelatin and whisk together. Remove from heat and add cream cheese and blend together until smooth.
  2. Add cola and beat until mixture becomes fluffy. Fold in cherries, pineapple, and nuts. Pour into molded container, chill 6 to 8 hours or until firm.
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  1. 15 Ratings


We love this recipe and have used it for over 25 years. Make sure the cherries are bing cherries, or it will be sour to the taste. We cut the cream cheese in little pieces - it's wonderful!

I am hooked on this recipe! The cherries are so delicious! I had trouble getting the cream cheese to blend easily, though. Other than that, it was a hit at Christmas. Very pretty, too.

This recipe has been in my southern family for more than 50 yrs. The cream cheese should be cubed,or diced, and stirred in, along w fruit/nuts once mixture has been allowed to congeal slightly. ...

This salad was extremely stiff, not fluffy. I made it twice to make sure that I had followed the directions correctly. The cream cheese got lost in the jello. I would not make it again but if I ...

We've had this recipe in our family for years, but ours has different amounts. This might help with the "sour" reviews. Try a full 8 ounces of cream cheese, a whole can cola, and two small packa...

I have a recipe with similar ingredients, minus the cream cheese, that I've been making for a long time. I thought the cream cheese might give this a bit of a creamy texture and maybe alter the...

This has been a family favorite for over 30 years (all of my life). Tons of flavor and the different textures are great too. My favorite thing about this salad is the zing from the carbonated ...

this dish was very sour ...i didn't like it

This recipe is fabulous, and the fact that I don't have to add sugar is great. I used the no-sugar jello, was delicious, will use again... My maiden name was Bice, Niki, care to tell me about...