Lime Nut Jello Surprise

Fran Miller


Another Jello dish that is popular at holidays in my hometown, especially with my Tanner friends. They just call it "The Green Stuff." My Southern friends call it "Lime Nut Congealed Salad." We just call it "delicious." =^..^=


★★★★★ 4 votes

4-8, depending on the serving size
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    large (6 oz.) package of lime jello mix
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 1/2 c
    cold water (or use the pineapple juice as part of this)
  • 8 oz
    block of cream cheese
  • 20 oz
    can of crushed pineapple, well-drained
  • 1 c
    walnut pieces

How to Make Lime Nut Jello Surprise


  1. Boil 2 cups of water. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the boiling water and the lime Jello mix. With a fork, blend the cream cheese into the hot mixture until it's in tiny pieces.
  2. Add the cold water, drained pineapple, and walnuts. Mix well.
  3. Pour into a 8 x 8" pan and refrigerate until set.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lime Nut Jello Surprise

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Congealed

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

12 Simple Biscuit Recipes

Biscuits are made with very simple ingredients – flour, some sort of fat, a leavening agent, and liquid. Once baked, they’re flaky and fabulous. People also add their twist to a biscuit. Some like to add sausage and cheese or herbs for a more savory biscuit. Add sugar for a tad sweeter biscuit. Once you […]

17 Healthy Homemade Snacks for Kids

Finding delicious and nutritious snacks that your kids will actually eat can be a challenge, but we’re here to help. These 17 homemade, kid-friendly snacks range from fruit roll ups to carrot fries to muffins to chocolate peanut butter banana bites – essentially everything your kids are craving you can make right from your kitchen.

14 Potato Salad Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Potato salad is an all-American barbecue side dish. It’s a must on the menu and what we love most is that there is a recipe to suit every taste bud. If you like a creamy potato salad, one with hard-boiled eggs, or one with unusual ingredients (think loaded baked potatoes), below you’ll find a recipe […]