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There are so many variations of jello salad, that it is easy to find a new one for your next dessert. This page contains Jello salad recipes.

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Jell-o salad with red jell-o, strawberries and oranges.
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November 20, 2013 Flag
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For as far back as I can remember my gram made a Jello salad for one of our Christmas dinner desserts. She passed away around a year and a half ago and needless to say last Christmas just wasn't the same. I want to take over for her and start making her Jello salad for our family every Christmas, but the problem is I don't have her recipe.

I know the the ingredients she used, but I don't know how to put it all together. I know she used: a large box of lime Jello, a large can of fruit cocktail, 2 8 oz packs of Philadelphia cream cheese, and 2 pints of whipping cream (or heavy whipping cream, I'm not sure).

Does anyone know of a Jello salad recipe that calls for those ingredients? Or does anyone know how I should put those items items together to actually make the Jello salad? Any tips or ideas will be gratefully appreciated!

Thank You, Merry Christmas!

By Melanie

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November 22, 20130 found this helpful

Have you tried the website, Cooks.com Recipe search. You can find about any recipe there.

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November 23, 20130 found this helpful

Calamity Salad

http://www.cooks.com/recipe/e853o88e/calamity-salad.html

1 sm. pkg. lime Jello

1 (3 oz.) pkg. Philadelphia cream cheese, cut in 1/2" pieces

1 med. size can fruit salad

2 c. boiling water

48 mini marshmallows (opt)

1 c. whipping cream

1/4 c. chopped pecans (opt)

Dissolve Jello in 2 cups boiling water. Stir in cream cheese, mix well. Cool mixture in refrigerator until it starts to congeal.

Drain fruit.

Whip cream and gently fold into lime cream cheese mixture.

Add fruit, marshmallows and nuts to mixture and refrigerate until it sets.

Serves 8 to 10.

NOTE: Many variations of this salad may be prepared. For example, marshmallows may be omitted, maraschino cherries may be substituted for fruit salad, nuts may be omitted or a different type used, but the basic Jello cheese whipping cream mixture must be adhered to for best result

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February 29, 2012 Flag

A few people have asked me to share more of my Aunt's 1935 cookbook. She used raspberry and black cherry Jello together and added canned drained fruit cocktail for family get togethers, mainly for the children.

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January 27, 2011 Flag

A refreshing not too sweet salad with crunch, one of my favorites!

Ingredients:

Directions:

Bring the juice from the mandarin oranges and enough water to make one cup to a boil. Mix with Jell-O. Add softened cream cheese and mix until dissolved; let set until slightly jelled. Add the rest of the ingredients. Of course you may substitute other flavors and fruits, but this is a favorite of mine.

By Ann from Loup City, NE

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January 17, 2005 Flag
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Ingredients:
  • 1 small carton cottage cheese, drained
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 small carton Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 small pkg. strawberry Jello (or your favorite flavor)

Directions:

Mix dry Jello with Cool Whip. Add rest of ingredients. Refrigerate

By Robin

May 11, 2006 Flag
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Ingredients
  • 1 package (3 oz.) lime gelatin
  • 1 package (3 oz.) lemon gelatin
  • 1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk
  • 1 pint cottage cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts, opt.

Directions

Dissolve Jello with 2 cups hot water. Let cool. Add remaining ingredients. Chill.

By Robin from Washington, IA

August 28, 2009 Flag
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I need a salad recipe containing lime jello, evaporated milk, crushed pineapple, and cottage cheese.

By Lynda8 from Prosperity, SC

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August 30, 20090 found this helpful

1 lg. pkg. dry jello (any flavor)

1 8oz. carton coolwhip

1 8oz. container cottage cheese

1 can drained pineapple

Drain pineapple. Mix jello and cool whip until jello crystals are dizzolved, add cottage cheese and pineapple, mix well. (Top with marchino cherries and chopped nuts if desired .)Refrigerate at least 2 hours. I try to let mine sit over night.

If lg. box seems like to much jello you can substitute it for a small one.

You can also use sugar free jello fat free cottage cheese and cool whip. It tastes the same.

This recipe I got from my Mom.

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August 31, 20090 found this helpful

Salad Pineapple and Cottage Cheese

1 6-ounce package lime gelatin dessert

1 envelope unflavored gelatine, (optional)

2 cups boiling water

1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, undrained

1 12-ounce can evaporated milk

1 cup salad dressing

2 cups cottage cheese

1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Mix together gelatin/s; dissolve in boiling water; add remaining ingredients in order. Pour into container/s; chill until set. Servings: 9-15

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March 11, 2010 Flag
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Way back in the 50s my mother made a salad with orange jello and grated carrots and maybe some kind of fruit, possibly crushed pineapple. Does anyone remember this concoction? Have a recipe? There may have been other things in it. Thanks.

By Judy from IA

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March 14, 20100 found this helpful

My Mother made this also. It was called Sunshine salad. It is very simple: use one small pk of orange jello, one small can of crushed pineapple and 3-4 shredded carrots. Make jello according to directions, using only 1 and 3/4 cup of water, as the pineapple has at least 1/4 cup of juice, add the pineapple and carrots and chill until set. My mother used an 8x11 casserole dish and she cut it in squares to serve.

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October 19, 20140 found this helpful

My mother also made this one however she topped this salad after it was set up with mayo and then topped that with shredded cheddar cheese the combination of the different flavors is really great!

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December 18, 2008 Flag
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Ingredients

  • 1 package Jello (any flavor)
  • 1 carton Cool Whip (8 oz.)
  • 1 carton cottage cheese (8 oz.)
  • 1 can fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 can pineapple, crushed and drained

Directions

Combine the dry Jello and Cool Whip together. Blend by hand until the Jello looks dissolved and well mixed. Add the cottage cheese, fruit cocktail and pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

By Robin from Washington, IA

December 13, 2010 Flag
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Boil gelatin, juice, and water together for 1 minute. Cool, but do not congeal. Add cottage cheese, marshmallows, and Cool Whip or whipped cream.

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January 21, 2008 Flag
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Dissolve cherry, orange and black raspberry gelatin separately, using 1 1/2 cups hot water to each package. Mold each in a shallow square pan. Let set until solid.

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October 21, 2010 Flag
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This is a very good jello salad I like to use different types of jello depending on the time of year. Fantastic flavor

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November 8, 2012 Flag
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I love the combination of fruit, veggies and nuts in this salad!

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November 8, 2012 Flag
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There are so many variations of jello salad, that it is easy to find a new one for your next dessert. This page contains Jello salad recipes.

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