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Angel Salad

"This colorful holiday salad is a tart, crunchy favorite. The recipe will take several hours, as the Jell-O® must set. Substitute frozen whipped topping for whipped cream, if desired."
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4 h 20 m servings 245 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 245 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 18.9 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 123 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a small bowl, dissolve the lime flavored gelatin in hot water. Allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, pineapple, pimento peppers, celery and pecans. Fold in the gelatin. Chill in the refrigerator 1 hour, or until thickened but not firm.
  3. Whip the heavy cream in a small bowl until thickened. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Refrigerate 3 hours, or until firmly gelled.

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I love this recipe. I use chopped walnuts though and skip the celery, and sometimes just a touch of sourcream. I get rave reviews every time!

I omitted the celery and pimento peppers and added marshmellows. It was a hit at Thanksgiving. I will be making this again.

My mother used to make this recipe during Christmas. The only different thing she did to it was substituted maraschino cherries in place of the pimento. It's so yummy, that it's more like a de...

Very good. My 11 year old daughter made this for me for Mother's Day! She did a great job. I would have left out the celery and added mandarin orange instead. Everyone picked out the celery....

My grandmother made something very similar. She used coolwhip instead of heavy cream and cottage cheese instead of cream cheese and drained pineapples as the fruit... fabulous

It is a very good recipe. What I did in the place of pimento and celery was used walnuts and i topped it with marshmallows which it is wonderful, depending on the occasion i change the flavor, b...

I made this for Easter. It was a big success, everyone loved it! The pimento gives it a very nice flavor! Seems an odd thing for a jello salad but it blends beautifully in a cold jello salad. I ...

Wow, this takes me back to holidays at my grandparents house. Every Thanksgiving & Christmas we had one of these (and it tastes even better than I remember) and also a strawberry cream jello de...