Freda's Cherry Supreme Salad

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This was my grandmother Freda's 'famous' cherry salad. It was a huge hit at family gatherings. My mom mixes the lemon Jello, lemon juice, cream cheese and mayo in the blender. But here's the original recipe. Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 7x11 inch salad

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O® mix

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling

  • 1 (3 ounce) package lemon flavored Jell-O® mix

  • ¾ cup boiling water

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

  • ½ cup whipped cream

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Dissolve the strawberry gelatin in 1 cup of boiling water. Stir in the cherry pie filling, then spread the mixture into a 7x11 inch pan, and refrigerate until nearly set, about 45 minutes.

  2. Dissolve the lemon gelatin in 3/4 cup boiling water; stir in the lemon juice, and set aside. Mash the cream cheese in a separate bowl until soft, then stir in the mayonnaise. Pour the lemon gelatin into the cream cheese mixture and stir until smooth. Next, stir in the undrained pineapple. Finally, fold in the marshmallows and whipped cream. Spread the pineapple mixture over the chilled cherry layer, and sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Chill in the refrigerator until fully set, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
11g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 117mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.