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CHERRY COLA SALAD Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy Burgess
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (3-oz.) packages cherry jello
1 (20-oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
1 (16.5 oz.) can pitted bing cherries, drained, retain juice
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 (12-oz.) can Coke

Directions:
Directions:
Drain pineapple and cherries, reserving juices. Bring reserved juices and cola to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in gelatin. Remove from heat; stir 2 minutes or until gelatin dissolves.

Stir in pineapple, cherries and pecans; pour into a lightly greased 61/2-cup mold. Cover and chill 8 hours. Unmold onto a serving dish.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Aunt Sarah Puett, Uncle Ed's wife, gave this recipe to our family back in the 1950's. She was a wonderful cook and always had a smile on her face and a bubbly laughter just under the surface that erupted at a moment's notice. Delightful lady.

 

 

 

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