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mounds cherry-pomegranate salad

Recipe by
Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Buffalo, NY

Have You ever made surprise jello? Love this easy recipe. A box of jello, and a cup of water and whipped topping and the magic begins ;) I add some fun stuff to make this a yummy salad for dessert or side dish for the holiday's.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For mounds cherry-pomegranate salad

  • 1 box
    cherry jello
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    whipped topping
  • 1/2-1 c
    chopped mounds bars
  • 1/2 c
    pomagranate seeds
  • 1 c
    whipped topping, thawed
  • pistachio nuts, chopped

How To Make mounds cherry-pomegranate salad

  • 1
    Make Your cherry jello, add one cup boiling water with box of jello, stir till dissolved. Add one cup whipped topping, stir. Place in refrigerater to firm up. This will turn to magic jello. About 4hrs or more.
  • 2
    When firmed up remove from refrigerator and cut jello into squares, add pomegranate seeds, & chopped candy bars, combine. If You like a nutty crunch toss in a handful of pistachios (optional) Now add more whipped topping by folding in gently. Thats it. Serve cold top with cherries and or candy pieces or coconut. Enjoy as side with some protein or enjoy as dessert. To make a lighter version use sugar free jello and lite topping.