Cherry Salad

Cherry Salad Recipe

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Christina Vasquez


Each of the ingredients alone in this recipe are some of my favorite things so there is no going wrong with this one. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min


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1 can(s)
dark sweet cherries, pitted with juice (15 1/2 oz. can)
1 can(s)
crushed pineapple, drained
1 pkg
cream cheese (8 oz.)
1 c
pecan, chopped
1 box
cherry gelatin
2 c
cold cola (soft drink)
mini marshmallows, if desired

How to Make Cherry Salad


  • 1Reserving the juice, drain the cherries then cut each cherry in half.
  • 2Scatter the cherry halves, drained pineapple, and pecans across the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking dish.
  • 3Cut the cream cheese into bite-size chunks and evenly scatter them over the fruit and nut mixture.
  • 4Place the reserved cherry juice in a medium sized sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • 5Stir in the cherry geletin mix.
  • 6Turn off the heat and stir until it begins to cool and thicken.
  • 7Stir in the cola and pour over the fruit and nut mixture.
  • 8Cover with plastic wrap and chill for several hours or perhaps over night until the jello sets.
  • 9To serve, cut into small squares and serve. You may even choose to serve over a bed of mini marshmallows. Enjoy!

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