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Christmas Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Allie Mitchell

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package lime jello
1 envelope plain gelatin
1 large can fruit cocktail
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 package cherry jello
3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
8 oz package cream cheese, softened

Directions:
Directions:
Add 1 1/2 cups water to each jello. Drain fruit cocktail and reserve juice. Add 1/2 of fruit to each jello.
Pour lime jello in loaf pan or jello mold. Let congeal well. Heat juice of fruit cocktail to boiling point. Add gelatin which has been softened in 1/4 cup cool and water and dissolved. Let cool. Pour cream cheese and mayonnaise in mixing bowl and beat well. Add juice mixture and beat until well blended. Add chopped nuts. Pour the cream cheese mixture on top of the congealed lime jello and let it set.
Then add cherry jello with fruit cocktail. Let congeal. Serve with Ritz crackers or Christmas cookies.

*Mother always made at Christmas and I likewise made for Leigh Ann and Lindy! They loved to help prepare it.

 

 

 

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