Bodacious Cherry Jello Salad

Bodacious Cherry Jello Salad Recipe

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Ashley Gibson


This recipe is so delicious and is derived from another recipe but I tweaked it and made it my own. My family loves it and I hope you do too. The good thing about this recipe is the ability to change a few ingredients to have a different recipe but it still be fabulous.

Example: Pineapple Jello, Pineapple Pie Filling, Toasted Coconut Marshmallows, Macadamia Nuts


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  • 1 box
    6 oz - cherry jello
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 15
  • 1 pkg
    3 oz - cream cheese
  • 1 c
    whipped cream, sweetened
  • ·
    sliced almonds

How to Make Bodacious Cherry Jello Salad


  1. Combine cherry jello and boiling water and stir until jello is dissolved.
  2. While still hot, add cherry pie filling, stirring until thouroughly mixed. Pour into 9 x 9 pan and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. When Jello is set, heat marshmallows in milk until all the marshmallows are melted. Remove from heat and immediately add the cream cheese, mixing thoroughly. Add whipped cream and mix together. Spread on top of cherry mixture and sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  4. Note: For more topping add more milk, marshmallows and cream cheese.
  5. Variations:

    Jello - Pineapple, Peach, Orange, Strawberry, Berry Blue, Lime, Lemon, Cranberry

    Pie Fillings - Pineapple, Peach, Strawberry, Mixed Berry, Lemon, Key Lime, Jellied Cranberry Sauce (Mashed)

    Marshmallows - Toasted Coconut, Strawberry, Vanilla

    Nuts: Macadamia Nuts, Cashews

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