Layered Jello Salad Recipes

November 21, 2010

A layered green Jello saladThis is an unusual, colorful, flavorful JELL-O recipe. The combination of ingredients may sound odd, but they combine quite well. The mayonnaise makes the dish especially creamy. Though I've placed it in the dessert category (and used dessert in the title), my mother and I have always just called this "Green Salad". We often eat it as a meal, with saltine crackers! (The saltiness of the crackers complements the sweetness of the dish.) This has been a family favorite for over 20 years. If we fail to make it for a family gathering, we usually get in trouble!




In large, sturdy mixing bowl, mix JELL-O, and boiling water till gelatin is completely dissolved; add entire package of marshmallows while gelatin mixture is still hot. Allow mixture to cool, then mix in whipping cream and sugar (gently but thoroughly). Add mayonnaise and blend. Add cheese, nuts, and pineapple to gelatin mixture and blend. Pour mixture into 8x8x2 inch Pyrex dish (or similar, sufficient to hold quantity). Chill till set.

Servings: 10-12
Time:30 Minutes Preparation Time
2-5 Minutes Cooking Time

By Angela from Huntsville, AL

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
July 20, 2009

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add strawberries, stirring until thawed. Fold in pineapple. Pour 1/2 gelatin mixture in an 8x8 inch pan. Chill until firm.


Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
February 12, 2007

For the peach layer, first drain the peaches, reserving the syrup. Add the lemon juice to the syrup and then add enough cold water to make 1 cup liquid.


Dissolve the lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water and then add the syrup mixture.


June 20, 2005

Another great holiday salad!



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June 2, 2010

I have lost a recipe that I found in a magazine at Christmas. It was a 3 layer Jello salad. I remember the first layer was red with pears; I know the other 2 were green and lemon, but I cannot remember how it went. Thanks.

By bonnie


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June 2, 20100 found this helpful

Serves/Makes: 4

1 large pkg lime jello
1 (2.5 lbs) can pears
1 (6-oz) pkg softened cream cheese
2 tablespoons cream
1 small bottle maraschino cherries



Cook jello according to package directions, substituting 1/2 cup liquid from pears for 1/2 cup water. Refrigerate until partially set. Combine cream cheese and cream. Mix until smooth. Stuff each pear with cream cheese mixture. Place a thin layer of jello in bottom of a rectangular glass dish. Place stuffed pear halves in jello. Place a cherry in center of each. Pour remaining jello over pears and refrigerate until firm. Serve on lettuce.

This recipe from CDKitchen for Pear Salad and Jello serves/makes 4
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June 16, 2022

Dissolve the lime gelatin in 1 cup hot water. Add pineapple juice and the pineapple. Pour into 8x8 inch pan, or use a large loaf pan or fancy mold. Chill until firm. Dissolve lemon gelatin in the other cup of hot water.

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