Bing Cherry Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Bing Cherry Salad

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"This is a salad my great grandma use to make and is one of my favorites to eat during the holiday season. Most people make this creamy by melting the cream cheese or dissolving it in the juice. We actually add small chunks of the cheese after the mix has cooled. So you have a clear gelatin with little white chunks in it. So good!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    3 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. Drain the pineapple juice and cherry water into a 2-cup measuring cup. Pour enough color to make 2 cups; discard the remaining soda. Pour the cola mixture into a saucepan.
  2. Bring the cola mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat, then stir in the pineapple, cherries, cream cheese, and cherry gelatin until gelatin dissolves, about 5 minutes. Pour mixture into a mold or glass baking dish. Refrigerate until set, about 3 hours.
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  • Cook's Notes
  • There are several variations to this in my family. You can add pecans, you can add all of the pineapple instead of just half. You can add the whole can of soda. You can also let the mixture cool a bit before adding the cream cheese so that it doesn't melt.
  • My sister and I like to make a double batch so we have it to snack on for the next few days.
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Mar 03, 2012

My gram used to make a similar recipe.It is GOOD!Thanks!

 
May 09, 2011

I have been looking for this recipe since my fathat er passed away in 1979. Thankyou so much for sharing, also my Dad added pecans for a little crunch and he used black cherry gelatin. Any of you who have not tried this recipe you don't know what you are missing. Lorah you have made my day Thankyou again

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 132 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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