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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1 (6 ounce) package
cherry-flavored gelatin (such as JELL-O®)
1 (8 ounce) can
crushed pineapple, juice drained and reserved
1 1/2 cups
miniature marshmallows, or as needed
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) container
frozen whipped topping, thawed
Nice, only change was to use blueberries instead of bananas. It is pretty too.
No different that jello with fruit in it. Topping ok. Just not special.
you gotta try this recipe! Cheap and easy it will definitely be a regular dish in my home!
Delicious, easy, and you can be a little flexible with the fruits you add and flavor of jello you. It's true - the secret is that yummy frosting!
This was easy and just enough of a difference to your standard jello with fruit that it really stood out and got rave reviews. By no means a gourmet or exotic side or dessert, but a tasty, easy, and economical salad that is definitely worth trying. Instead of whipped topping I made whipped cream (fresh whipped cream is so easy and much better flavor, texture, and richness compared to whipped topping in a tub. My personal opinion). Seved it with a ham dinner and the sweetness was perfect compliment to the salty ham.
Instead of bananas I used a can of cherry pie filling. The combo of cherries and jello and pineapples was delicious.The frosting on top was definitely the secret. This recipe is going to my recipe box!:)
This is very good. Loved the topping. A nice lighter dessert.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mom's Secret Cherry JELL-O(R) Salad
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 159
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