Dave's Pink Salad Recipe

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Dave's Pink Salad

Beth Laugherty


This was my late husbands favorite salad. His mom would make it at Thanksgiving and Christmas, I guess you could say that this is a Laugherty family recipe that has been passed down from Mother-in-law to Daugther-in-law. I've given both ingredints for a small and large batch. This is my first recipe post.

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20 Min




5 oz. can(s)
crushed pineapple with juice
3 oz.
cream cheese, room temperature
3 oz. box
cherry gelatin (use a green for christmas)
1 cup
boiling water
1/2 cup
cold water
handful of chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

With hand mixer, mix soften cream cheese and crushed pineapple with juice until blended, set aside. In a bowl with boiling water add jello stir until disolved, about 2 mins. add cold water. Add cream cheese and pineapple to jello, add pecans. Pour into serving dish and chill until firm, about a hour or two.
1 lg. can crushed pineapple w/ juice
8oz. soften cream cheese
lg box of jello
Add enough boiling water to disolve box of jello (I don't have a large box of jello to give how much water is needed) and then add cold water.
Follow the steps for a small batch of salad, but let set for a bit longer, when I make a large batch I make it the night before I'm going to serve it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy