Yum Yum Salad

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jennifer Diaz
from San Leandro, CA

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.

serves 24
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 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

  • 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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