Black Cherry Jell-O

Black Cherry Jell-o Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


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.


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  • 1 large
    pkg black cherry jell-o
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 can(s)
    (8 1/4 oz) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 can(s)
    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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About Black Cherry Jell-O

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

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