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Red-Topped Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Jessie Hannay
Added: Saturday, October 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz cream cheese (at room temp)
1/2 C mayonnaise
3 C water
1 pkg (6 oz) Lemon Jello
100 miniature marshmallows
1 large can fruit cocktail, drained
1 small can crushed pineapple, drained
1 1/2 C water
1 pkg (3 oz) cherry Jello

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixer bowl, combine cream cheese and mayonnaise. Set aside.
In a 3 quart saucepan, bring to boil 3 cups of water. Add package lemon Jello. Mix well. Add marshmallows and let them melt in. Keep stirring over very low heat, till fully melted.Pour Jello mixture, slowly, over cream cheese and mayo mix. Blend well with mixer, scraping the sides of the bowl until light and fluffy.
Add fruit cocktail and pineapple.
Pour into a 2 or 3 quart pyrex backing dish and refrigerate until solid and cold. (overnight is best )Make red topping with 1 1/2 cups water and cherry Jello. Cool and pour over the salad. Then refrigerate again

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Jessie has been making this wonderful salad for 45 years!

 

 

 

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