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Christmas Gelatin Salad

This is the easiest to make at this hectic time of year, and uses simple ingredients. A favorite of everyone.


  • 16 oz. carton cottage cheese
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  • 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup craisins (dried cranberries)
  • 1 3 oz. pkg. cranberry gelatin
  • 1/2 cup toasted and lightly chopped pecans
  • 1 8 oz. carton whipping cream, whipped


Mix all ingredients together and chill in refrigerator for 1-2 hours. Enjoy!

Servings: 12
Time:10 min. Minutes Preparation Time
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By Anne L. from Green Bay, WI

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  • 1 small package lime gelatin
  • 1 small package lemon gelatin
  • 1 small package cherry gelatin
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese (8 oz.)
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple
  • 1 small Cool Whip
  • 1/2 cup small marshmallows


Dissolve lime gelatin in 1 cup hot water and add 3/4 cup cold water. Pour into 8x11 inch dish to make bottom layer. Put into refrigerator and let set up. Dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup hot water. Beat cream cheese into hot gelatin. When cool, add pineapple, Cool Whip and marshmallows. Pour on top of lime gelatin and let set up in refrigerator. For top layer, add the cherry gelatin that has been dissolved in 1 cup hot water and 1 cup cold water added to it.


By Robin from Washington, IA


Christmas Salad

Great recipe. (12/03/2008)

By Matt

Christmas Salad

I've not done a lot with jello. Do you add the cherry layer on top of the Cool Whip mixture? Call me ditzy but I want to get it right. Thanks (12/09/2008)

By Sandy

Christmas Salad

This sounds wonderful! I was looking for something pretty and not too heavy to serve for Christmas Dinner. Thank you for sharing your recipe. (12/09/2008)

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