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Green Jello Salad

Every holiday, at every family gathering, my husband’s aunt brings Green Jello Salad.

One Thanksgiving, she didn’t bring it. It might possibly have been the biggest mistake of her life. Everyone told her she ruined Thanksgiving by not bringing Green Jello Salad! Since then she hasn’t missed a single holiday. Yes, it is that good!

This is by far my husband’s and my daughter’s FAVORITE thing on the dessert table! It’s also naturally gluten free.

While we eat this all year round for every holiday, this would be the perfect thing to make for St. Patrick’s Day or Easter because of the color. I also like to make this during the summer because it’s a no-bake dessert and I don’t have to turn on the oven!

Lucky for us this isn’t a family secret recipe!

There are really only 4 ingredients (not counting water), which makes this super simple and easy! If you can make jello and stir then you can make this recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 2 boxes Lime Jello (3 oz each)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple (don’t drain)
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 oz whipped topping
  • Chopped nuts (optional)

Directions:

  1. Dissolve jello in boiling water.
  2. In another bowl combine cream cheese and crushed pineapple, until
  3. smooth.
  4. Add cream cheese mixture to jello mixture.
  5. Put in fridge until thick (3-4 hours).
  6. Fold in whipped topping.
  7. Keep refrigerated.
  8. Sprinkle nuts on top (optional).

Green Jello Salad

An easy no-bake dessert.

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Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Lime Jello (3 oz each)
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple (don't drain)
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 oz whipped topping
  • Chopped nuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. Dissolve jello in boiling water.
  2. In another bowl combine cream cheese and crushed pineapple, until smooth.
  3. Add cream cheese mixture to jello mixture.
  4. Put in fridge until thick (3-4 hours).
  5. Fold in whipped topping.
  6. Keep refrigerated.
  7. Sprinkle nuts on top (optional).
Recipe Type: dessert

Notes

Naturally gluten free.

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Optional–you can sprinkle chopped nuts on top, which I think would be amazing! However, my husband does not like nuts in his desserts so I always leave them out for him, since this is one of his all time favorite desserts!

I made this for a family dinner for the 4th of July and my mom seriously bartered left overs with me so she could keep the remaining Green Jello Salad!

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What’s your favorite holiday dessert?

Anna

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About the author: Linda and Anna are a mother-daughter team that enjoy cooking, crafting and sharing advice with each other. Here they enjoy sharing all their new recipes and ideas with their readers.

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