Cherry-Cream Cheese Layered Gelatin Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8
Cherry-Cream Cheese Layered Gelatin Salad

Ingredients

2
boxes (4-serving size each) cherry-flavored gelatin
1 1/2
cups boiling water
2
cups frozen unsweetened sweet cherries
2
cans (8 oz each) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1/2
cup honey-nut cream cheese (from 8-oz container)
Leaf lettuce leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water, stirring constantly. Stir in frozen cherries until thawed. Stir in pineapple.
  • 2
    Into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or another serving dish, pour about half of the gelatin mixture. Refrigerate 30 to 45 minutes or until set.
  • 3
    Drop cream cheese by small spoonfuls over set gelatin mixture; carefully spread to cover. Pour remaining gelatin mixture over top. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until set. Cut into squares. Serve on lettuce leaves.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If the room-temperature gelatin for the top layer starts to set up, just microwave it for 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Make the salad up to 24 hours ahead of time and store in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
33g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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