Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad Recipe
This tropical Cherry Pineapple JELLO fruit salad includes Raspberry Jello and Cherry Jello, cherry pie filling, pineapples, and Cool Whip.
Jello Salads Are a Midwest Favorite
If you live in the Midwest like me, you probably grew up on JELL-O salad. JELL-O salads with fruit and veggies as a side dish. Nothing is off-limits with jello salad recipes, including cream cheese, cottage cheese, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, and jello molds, with it comes to a good Midwest JELL-O salad at a potluck, family gathering, or party. Around here, jello salads are family favorites and there are many reasons why.
Fruity Delight: Experience the Midwest’s love for jello salads with the delightful Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad. Packed with the goodness of cherries and pineapples suspended in wobbly, fruity JELL-O, it’s a Midwest classic.
Colorful Addition to the Table: This salad not only tantalizes your taste buds but also adds a vibrant burst of color to your table. The cheerful hues of cherries and pineapples make it a festive and eye-catching side dish.
Refreshing Twist: In the heart of the Midwest, this salad is more than just a dish—it’s a tradition. Its refreshing taste and unique texture make it a beloved addition to gatherings, especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Cool and Creamy Texture: The marriage of JELL-O with the creamy goodness of Cool Whip gives this salad a cool and airy texture, making it a refreshing and delightful treat.
Holiday Charm: During the holiday season, the Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad takes center stage. Its festive colors and sweet flavors make it an essential part of Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, embodying the warmth and joy of Midwest traditions.
Indulge in the Midwest’s love affair with jello salads through the delightful Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad—a colorful, refreshing, and festive addition to your holiday table.
Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad
One of my all-time favorite salads is one that my grandma made that she calls “Cheery Cherry JELL-O Salad.” It was my favorite dessert salad she made as a kid. And cheery it is!
This tropical fruit salad recipe includes Raspberry Jello and Cherry Jello, cherry pie filling, crushed pineapples, and Cool Whip or whipped topping before serving. THE BEST.
Equipment Needed for Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad
Ingredients for Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad
Raspberry Jell-O Mix: The star of the show, Raspberry Jell-O mix, brings a burst of fruity flavor and a vibrant hue to the Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad. Its gelatinous magic binds the ingredients together, adding a delightful wobble to each spoonful.
Cherry Jell-O Mix: Adding another layer of cherry goodness, the Cherry Jell-O mix complements its raspberry counterpart, intensifying the fruity essence. Together, they create a symphony of flavors that define the essence of this Midwest favorite.
Cherry Pie Filling: For an extra dose of sweetness and a burst of chewy cherries, the cherry pie filling is the heart of the salad. It introduces a luscious, fruity component that elevates the overall texture and taste.
Crushed Pineapple: Balancing the sweetness, crushed pineapple introduces a tropical twist and a juicy bite to the salad. Its tangy notes mingle with the cherries and Jell-O, enhancing the overall flavor profile.
Whipped Topping (Cool Whip): For the crowning touch, Cool Whip (whipped topping) adds a cloud of creamy indulgence. Its light and airy texture complements the gelatinous base, creating a harmonious blend of sweet and creamy, perfect for topping off each serving.
Each ingredient in the Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad plays a crucial role, contributing to the overall symphony of flavors and textures that make this Midwest classic a delightful treat for any occasion.
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Cherry Pineapple JELL-O Salad Recipe
- 1 small box raspberry Jell-O mix
- 1 small box cherry Jell-O mix
- 1 21 oz can cherry pie filling
- 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple drained
- for topping: whipped topping (Cool Whip)
- COOK both boxes of Jell-O according to instructions.
- Let cool until mixture is thick, then pour Jell-O into a 9x13 inch dish.
- ADD cherry pie filling and crushed pineapple. (make sure pineapple is drained)
- Let Jell-O salad cool in the refrigerator overnight.
- Add whipped topping when serving!
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