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Angel Salad

Rated as 4.91 out of 5 Stars

"This colorful holiday salad is a tart, crunchy favorite. The recipe will take several hours, as the Jell-O® must set. Substitute frozen whipped topping for whipped cream, if desired."
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4 h 20 m servings 245
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a small bowl, dissolve the lime flavored gelatin in hot water. Allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, pineapple, pimento peppers, celery and pecans. Fold in the gelatin. Chill in the refrigerator 1 hour, or until thickened but not firm.
  3. Whip the heavy cream in a small bowl until thickened. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Refrigerate 3 hours, or until firmly gelled.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 245 calories; 18.9 17.7 3.8 43 123 Full nutrition

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I love this recipe. I use chopped walnuts though and skip the celery, and sometimes just a touch of sourcream. I get rave reviews every time!

I omitted the celery and pimento peppers and added marshmellows. It was a hit at Thanksgiving. I will be making this again.

My mother used to make this recipe during Christmas. The only different thing she did to it was substituted maraschino cherries in place of the pimento. It's so yummy, that it's more like a de...

Very good. My 11 year old daughter made this for me for Mother's Day! She did a great job. I would have left out the celery and added mandarin orange instead. Everyone picked out the celery....

My grandmother made something very similar. She used coolwhip instead of heavy cream and cottage cheese instead of cream cheese and drained pineapples as the fruit... fabulous

It is a very good recipe. What I did in the place of pimento and celery was used walnuts and i topped it with marshmallows which it is wonderful, depending on the occasion i change the flavor, b...

I made this for Easter. It was a big success, everyone loved it! The pimento gives it a very nice flavor! Seems an odd thing for a jello salad but it blends beautifully in a cold jello salad. I ...

Wow, this takes me back to holidays at my grandparents house. Every Thanksgiving & Christmas we had one of these (and it tastes even better than I remember) and also a strawberry cream jello de...

Just like my Mother used to make! I backed off on the celery and added maraschino cherries !! It was great at Thanksgiving 2019 at Moevalley USA..