Recipe by Debbie Forseth
"This is a favorite holiday treat for my family. It can be made with sugar free gelatin, fat free cottage cheese, and fat free cool whip for a lower calorie treat. This is an EASY and quick treat!"
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2 (3 ounce) packages
strawberry flavored Jell-O®
1 (16 ounce) package
1 (8 ounce) container
frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (20 ounce) can
crushed pineapple, drained
My Grandma made this every Sunday, She sometimes used peach jello with peaches for the fruit, orange w/ mandarin oranges...etc..It's always good. Ive never heard of anyone preparing the jello then adding the other ing. Ive only seen, and eaten this using the jello powder and combining w/ other ing. I am following this recipe as was one my Grandma had as well. My toddler and teen loves this stuff, no changes here.
my family and I weren't nuts over this one. would like to play with this recipe by using raspberry jello, adding marshmellows, and leave out the cottage cheese to see if we'd like it better. probably won't make again
Made exactly as written but used orange flavored gelatin and used a small can of mandarin oranges instead of the pineapple. DO NOT MAKE THE JELLO!! USE THE DRY INGREDIENTS MIXED WITH THE COTTAGE CHEESE/COOL WHIP!!! Refrigerate several hours!! Perfect!!
After reading the recipe and the reviews, it appears that some just add the geletin power to the rest of the ingredients while others actually made the jello, let it partially gel, then mixed in the other ingredients. I actually made the jello and it seems like it will work although slightly runny- probably next time I would try just adding one package of prepared jello and go from there.
My grandmother always fixes this recipe. If you first let the gelatin sit in the refrigerator until it begins to gel, then add the remaining ingredients so they don't seperate.
Great for adults and kids! I used just 1 package of rasberry gelatin, about 8 oz of whipped topping and maybe 12 oz. of cottage cheese and then added frozen blueberries and rasberries...mmmm, mmmm, goood.
Fabulous! Just like grandma used to make. It's even fluffier if you let the gelatin thicken a bit in the refrigerator and then whip it until it's foamy before adding everything else.
This is an old recipe that I've used many times in the past, but I'd lost it. Thanks for putting it on Allrecipes.
The original recipe called for the dry jello being just mixed in with the rest of the ingredients. It also calls for pecans. A quick dessert, yet much loved at parties.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/9 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 9
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 77
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