Cinnamon Gelatin Salad

Cinnamon Gelatin Salad


"My ex-husband's aunt made this unusual salad. She didn't follow a recipe, but we came up with this conversion."


3 h 5 m servings 165 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 85 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small serving bowl, mix together the gelatin and boiling water until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in cinnamon candies until melted, then mix in the applesauce. Chill until set, about 3 hours.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I worked in a hospital for many years and this was a standard on our hospital menu. Staff liked it as well as the patients. We used cinnamon instead of red hots, but the rest of the recipe is ve...

A big hit at a family dinner! Very refreshing.Try it!

This smelled just like candy but the texture was very strange with the applesauce. Nobody would eat it. Sorry.

This is one of our long time family favorites. My favorite flavor is actually strawberry. YUM.

Reminds me of childhood in the Midwest. My mom would make this for dessert.

I loved this stuff! but I used strawberry jello cuz I don't like raspberry. I think I started a trend because I made this for Thanksgiving potluck for my church singles group and it showed up at...

My great-aunt used to make this. I made again for the sake of nostalgia and I think it is quite interesting. Someone said you can used lemon jello, but I would recommend sticking with the raspbe...

Not bad. You can tell there is applesauce in this--the texture, and a bit of the taste is still there. Really, though, this tastes like cinnamon jello to me. Not sure the type of jello makes ...

My candy said "red hots"; and while they were certainly red, they didn't seem to add much spice to the mix. But really, it's the texture that makes this salad only "okay" to me -- the applesauce...