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Grandma Anne Parsons' Crown Jewel Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Parsons
Added: Sunday, June 14, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 small package cherry Jello, set with 1 1/2 c.water
1 small package lime Jello, set with 1 1/2 c. water
(set each in a 9x13 inch cake pan so it will be thin enough to dice into cubes).
1 small package strawberry Jello
1 c. pineapple juice
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. cold water
2 c. whipped cream, Cool-Whip, or Dream Whip

Directions:
Directions:
When cherry and lime Jello is set, dice with a knife to make 1/2 inch cubes. Set aside.
Dissolve the strawberry Jello into 1 cup hot pineapple juice. When dissolved, add 1/4 c.sugar and 1/2 c. cold water. Chill this strawberry Jello mixture just until it begins to set up then whip till foamy. Next, fold in 2 cups whipped cream or Cool-Whip or Dream Whip. Add the diced lime and cherry Jello cubes. Carefully fold in to make a pretty jewel-like dessert.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Many of you may remember going to Grandma Anne Parsons (Grandpa Parsons' mother) for dinner at Christmastime. She would often serve this colorful dessert. You all loved it and wanted me to make it.

 

 

 

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