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Jello Salads

Updated on August 8, 2009

Lemon-lime Jello Salad

This recipe comes from a friend in Pennsylvania.

2 packages (3 ounces each) Jello, either 1 lime flavored and 1 lemon flavored, or 2 lime flavored

1 cup boiling water

1 can (13 1/2 ounces) crushed pineapple

1 can evaporated milk

1 cup (small curd) cottage cheese

1 cup chopped nuts (I use pecans or walnuts)

Dissolve Jello in water and stir well. Add undrained pineapple, milk, cheese and nuts. Mix well and turn into mold or deep dish. Refrigerate until firm. Serve with or without whipped cream.

Note: If you chill the pineapple, milk, cheese and nuts before adding, the salad will set-up much quicker.

Orange Jello Salad

To: 1 package of orange Jello (3 ounces)

Add: 1/2 cup mayonnaise

Stir in one of the following:

1st choice
2nd choice
3rd choice
4th choice
5th choice
1/2 cup cottage cheese or
1/2 cup diced apple and
1/2 cup tiny marshmallows and
1 cup leftover cooked vegetables
1/2 cup shredded carrot and
1 cup diced apple
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 cup diced apple
Chill until firm.

Orange Surprise

Cut 4 large oranges in half crosswise (in zigzag or scallop design, if desired)

Remove fruit;separate and dice the sections.

Dissolve 1 package (3 ounce) Jell-O orange flavored gelatin in 1 cup boiling water.

Add 1 pint vanilla ice cream by spoonfuls. Stir until ice cream melts.

Fold in the orange sections. Chill until mixture will mound. Spoon into orange cups. Chill until set, about 2 hours.

Makes 8 servings

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    • judydianne profile image

      judydianne 8 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

      Archigirl, I've never tried jello and custard. Sounds good!

    • An Archigirl profile image

      An Archigirl 8 years ago

      Hmm..I do love jello!Its one of the easiest treats to make.One of my favorites is jello n custard!yummy!