Miss Jackie's version of Ambrosia Salad

Jackie Hutcheson


I used to fix this for Christmas every year. Now, I've passed it on to my daughter to do. HaHa Always a family favorite!

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15 to 20
20 Min
2 Hr


8 oz
carton small curd cottage cheese
3 oz
box jello gelatin (any flavor) i use lime flavor.
20 oz
can crushed pineapple, well drained
1 medium
container cool whip
5 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
1 c
maraschino cherries, sliced or halved
1/3 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1 c
sour cream
15 oz
can mandarin oranges, well drained
2 c
red or green sweet seedless grapes halved
1 1/2 c
mini marshmallows
2 tsp
vanilla extract
8 oz
package cream cheese (softened


1Combine cottage cheese, sour cream & cream cheese and mix well. Add coconut. lemon juice concentrate, jello gelatin and fruit (pineapple, cherries, oranges & grapes and mix. Fold in Cool Whip and marshallows. Add vanilla and gently mix all ingredients. Cover and chill for 2 hours or longer.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian