heavenly salad

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Cathy Gillespie
from ARIZONA CITY, AZ

My family calls this Funeral Salad, because that is where I tracked it down! It is a favorite. I had lost this recipe and it took me 10 years to find again through a friend I had given it to!

Ingredients For heavenly salad

  • 6 oz
    lemon jell-o
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 1/2 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 9 oz
    crushed pineapple (reserve juice)
  • 6 oz
    reserved pineapple juice (add water if there isn't enough)
  • 2 lg
    apples, cored, diced, not peeled
  • 3/4 c
    pecan pieces
  • topping:
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 3/4 c
    cool whip
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How To Make heavenly salad

  • 1
    Dissolve jell-o in hot water. Add marshmallows and stir till melted; remove from heat. Stir into a 13x9" pan and stir in pineapple juice. Chill until partially set.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients and allow it to completely set.
  • 3
    For topping cook sugar, eggs and lemon juice over very low heat; stirring constantly until thick. When cooled, fold in Cool Whip and spread on top of jell-o mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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