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Crown Jewel Dessert (or salad) Recipe

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This recipe for Crown Jewel Dessert (or salad), by , is from A Peek into the Parsons' Pantry, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Marie Zemp
Added: Saturday, June 6, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 small pkg. cherry jello
1 small pkg. lime jello

1 small pkg. strawberry jello
1 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup cold water

2 envelopes Dream Whip

Directions:
Directions:
Set the cherry and lime jello each separately with 1 1/2 cups water each. Dice up after set.

Bring strawberry jello, pineapple juice, sugar and 1/2 cup cold water to a boil. Then set until slightly thickened. Beat strawberry jello mix. Then whip 2 envelopes Dream Whip and fold it into the strawberry jello. Fold in diced jello also.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Colorful and yummy. We have this for every Christmas dinner. It is in memory of my Grandma Parsons (M. Anne) because it is something I remember her serving OFTEN. As her health declined, she would buy it, but always wanted to offer it to us.

 

 

 

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