Yum Yum Salad

Yum Yum Salad Recipe

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Jennifer Diaz


This was given to me by a dear friend who had gotten it from her mother-in-law. I was recently told I could share so I have because I have enjoyed this so often over the years. Really great at potlucks. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.


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2 Hr
10 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    (28 oz) pineapple, crushed with juice
  • 2 c
  • 4 pkg
    (or envelopes) knox gelatin
  • 1 c
    water, hot
  • 8 oz
    (2 pkgs) grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 pt
    heavy whipping cream

How to Make Yum Yum Salad


  1. Combine crushed pineapple and sugar in medium sauce pan and bring to boil.
  2. Add 4 envelopes knox gelatin dissolved in 1 cup of water. Stir until well mixed and remove from heat. Pour into large heat resistant bowl.
  3. Set in refrigerator. When starting to gel (this takes approx. 1 1/2 hours) add 2 packages of cheddar cheese. I prefer the finely grated cheese. Mix well.
  4. Fold in heavy whipping cream, whipped.
  5. Return to refrigerator to set.
  6. Once set, decorate top. I add m. cherries and mandarin oranges.

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About Yum Yum Salad

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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