3 Layer Orange Jello Salad

Elaine Wilson

By
@spride2000

This recipe was in a cookbook I got for Christmas in 1974. Whenever we plan a family dinner, my cousin will always say, "And Lane will bring the Orange Jello Salad"! It's not 'diet food' so I save it for special occasions. Could also be used as a dessert.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 box
orange jello
1 can(s)
8oz crushed pineapple, drained, save juice
1 can(s)
15oz fruit cocktail, in syrup, drained, save juice
1 box
8oz cream cheese, softened
1
8oz tub cool whip
1 1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
flour
4
eggs, well beaten
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 c
saved fruit juices. add water as needed to make 2 cups.
1/2 c
pecans, toasted and chopped, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make jello according to package directions minus 1/4 cup water.
2
Add drained pineapple and fruit cocktail. Mix evenly. Pour in 9x13 glass pan.
3
Put in fridge till set.
4
Next mix softened cream cheese and Cool Whip.
5
Spread over Jello. Put back in fridge.
6
Mix sugar and flour, add eggs, lemon juice and 2 cups saved fruit juices. Add water as needed to make 2 cups.
7
Cook over med high heat, stirring constantly, till thickened, COOL, spread over Cool Whip layer.
8
Garnish with toasted, chopped pecans. Refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American