Holiday Ribbon Gelatin

Holiday Ribbon Gelatin

"Layers of red and green make this festive salad a favorite during the Christmas season. Kids are sure to find it fun to eat, and adults will enjoy the combination of sweet-tart flavors. -Jenny Hughson, Mitchell, Nebraska"
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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a bowl, dissolve lime gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add 2 cups cold water; stir. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish; refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  2. In a bowl, dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water. Stir in marshmallows until melted. Cool for 20 minutes. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Gradually beat in lemon gelatin. Stir in pineapple. Carefully spoon over the lime layer. Chill until set.
  3. Dissolve cherry gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add the remaining cold water; stir. Spoon over the lemon layer. Refrigerate overnight. Cut into squares.

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This is a really easy recipe to make and a nice alternative to serve with all the other heavy holiday items that are usually around. I made this for two different family gatherings. First time...

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This jello looked beautiful but I wasnt crazy about the middle layer... way too much mayo...Next time I will leave out the mayo. I found the exact recipe but the substituted 1 pkg of dream whip ...

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This jello looked beautiful but I wasnt crazy about the middle layer... way too much mayo...Next time I will leave out the mayo. I found the exact recipe but the substituted 1 pkg of dream whip ...

This is a really easy recipe to make and a nice alternative to serve with all the other heavy holiday items that are usually around. I made this for two different family gatherings. First time...

Kids didn't like the cream layer at all. All the adults thought it was wonderful. Would have thought it would have been the other way around! Looks fancy in a trifle bowl.

I have made this reciepe for years with one addition whipcream in the lemon jello. It one that all will love.

Hmm.... why on earth does the middle layer have mayonnaise?? I don't understand it's purpose, you can taste it. Next time I will definitely leave that out. I did alter it (used strawberry soy y...

I made this for our Christmas dinner this year and thought it was a pretty alternative to the "fluff" salad that I usually make. The kids gave it mixed reviews...some loved it & some didn't lik...

I used to make this yummy salad back in the 1970's for my brother Mark. He loved it so much and always asked me to make it for him. Over time I had lost the recipe, but thanks to All-Recipes, ...

this was definitely a hit. the kids loved the looks and the adults loved the taste! everyone had their preferences... daughter prefers to not have any pineapple chunks in the middle layer. i ...

I brought this to a family Christmas party a few years ago and I've been asked to bring it again 2 or 3 times since then, so I guess everyone must have liked it! I enjoyed it and thought the 3 ...

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