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Grandma's Gelatin Fruit Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma's Gelatin Fruit Salad, by , is from Grandma Farr's Culinary Treasures, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carole Inglish
Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009


2 c boiling water, divided
1 pkg (3 oz) lemon gelatin
2 c ice cubes, divided
1 pkg (3 oz) orange gelatin
1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, liquid drained & reserved
2 c min marshmallows
3 large bananas, sliced
1/2 c finely shredded cheddar cheese
Cooked salad dressing
1 c reserved pineapple juice
1/2 c sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 T cornstarch
1 T butter or marg
1 c whipped topping

Combine 1 c water and lemon gelatin. Add 1 c ice cubes, stirring until melted. Add pineapple. Pour into a 13 x 9 in baking pan and refrigerate until set.
Repeat with orange gelatin. Stir in marshmallows.
Pour over lemon layer; refrigerate until set.
For dressing combine pineapple juice, sugar, egg, cornstarch and butter in saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
The next day, arrange bananas over gelatin. Combine dressing with whipped topping and spread over bananas. Sprinkle with cheese.

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This was a "Golden Oldie" recipe Mom had clipped, but it's similar to the orange jello salad she served.




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