This is a delicious Jello dessert with a couple of surprises in it. It is sometimes called a salad, but as you'll see, it's really an interesting dessert with an awesome flavor.
Mix sugar and pineapple in small saucepan. Bring to a boil while stirring. Remove from heat. Set aside and allow to cool.
Add 1 cup boiling water to lemon Jello and stir to dissolve. Stir in pineapple-sugar mixture. Allow to thoroughly cool. Stir in shredded cheese and chopped pecans. Refrigerate. Allow to congeal slightly, then stir in Cool Whip. Refrigerate 4-6 hours or until ready to serve.
This can be really dressed up for a party by adding a swirl of whipped cream to the top of each serving. Add a maraschino cherry and a mint leaf or two.
|Time:||10 Minutes Preparation Time - must be made ahead|
5 Minutes Cooking Time
Source: From my daughter who makes this for me almost every time we go to visit them. The payback is, I have to make her cinnamon rolls before I leave. :-)
By Julia from Boca Raton, FL
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Does anyone out there have the recipe for Cranberry Fluff - About 30/35 years ago I had a recipe for a salad called cranberry fluff. It contained fresh cranberrys, walnuts, mini marshmallows and red jello, among other things. It just filled the old Tupperware Wonderlier bowl. I lost the recipe years ago and have been trying to find it again. Thank you for your help.
Sheri from Rathdrum, Idaho
Editors Note: Here is a link to a recipe for Cranberry Fluff without red jello: Cranberry Fluff
4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
3 cups miniature marshmallows
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
1/2 cup halved green grapes
Place cranberries in a food processor or blender; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl; add the marshmallows and sugar. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Just before serving, stir in the apples, grapes, nuts and salt. Fold in whipped cream.
CRANBERRY FLUFF SALAD
1 pkg. cherry Jello
1 c. hot water
1 lb. can whole cranberry sauce
1 c. sour cream
1/2 c. diced celery
1/4 c. chopped walnuts
Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Let chill until slightly thickened. Beat cranberry sauce until saucy. Stir into gelatin with celery and walnuts.
Fold in sour cream. Pour into mold and chill until firm.
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