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Pimento Cheese Jell-O® Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This was a Christmas tradition at my Grandma Phillips'."
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8 h 15 m servings 297
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Stir lemon gelatin and boiling water in a bowl until gelatin has dissolved; set aside to cool.
  2. Stir crushed pineapple with juice and sugar together in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture comes to a simmer. Set pineapple mixture aside to cool.
  3. Transfer cooled gelatin and pineapple mixture to a serving dish or mold; stir pimento cheese into mix until completely combined. Gently fold whipped topping into gelatin mixture. Refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 297 calories; 15.8 32.9 7.6 26 465 Full nutrition

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10.25.17 If you’re a fan of pimento cheese, give this recipe a try. I know, I know it sounds a bit strange with this combination of ingredients for a dessert, but it works! I used sugar-free ...