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black cherry jell-o

a recipe by
Claudia McClaran
Lawton, OK

Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Ray and Noma Benton.

method Stove Top

Ingredients For black cherry jell-o

  • 1 lg
    pkg black cherry jell-o
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 can
    (8 1/4 oz) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 can
    dark cherry pie filling
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp

How To Make black cherry jell-o

  • 1
    Mix Jell-O with boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Refrigerate until Jell-O starts to thicken.
  • 2
    Add pineapple and cherry pie filling. Refrigerate until set.
  • 3
    Mix cream cheese and sour cream with 1 or 2 tablespoons of sugar (to your taste). Spread on top of set Jell-O. Chill until ready to serve.

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