Mom's Secret Cherry JELL-O® Salad

Mom's Secret Cherry JELL-O® Salad

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  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    4 h 25 m
Scott09
Recipe by  Scott09

“My mom always makes this for Thanksgiving and all of my siblings have carried on the tradition. The secret is in the topping.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

  1. Dissolve gelatin completely in 2 cups hot water and pour into desired mold. Mix crushed pineapple, bananas, and 1 1/2 cup cold water into gelatin mixture; top with miniature marshmallows. Chill until firm.
  2. Whisk reserved pineapple juice, sugar, flour, and egg in a saucepan over low heat and cook, whisking constantly, until mixture almost comes to a simmer and becomes thick, about 5 minutes. Mix cream cheese into sauce, transfer to a large bowl, and cool to room temperature. Stir whipped topping into cream cheese mixture. Spread over gelatin. Chill thoroughly before serving.

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Reviews (7)

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jacqueline
4

jacqueline

you gotta try this recipe! Cheap and easy it will definitely be a regular dish in my home!

Teresa
2

Teresa

No different that jello with fruit in it. Topping ok. Just not special.

Lucky Noodles
2

Lucky Noodles

Nice, only change was to use blueberries instead of bananas. It is pretty too.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 430 cal
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 17.7 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs
  • 65.3 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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