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


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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


  • 1Combine crushed pineapple and sugar in medium sauce pan and bring to boil.
  • 2Add 4 envelopes knox gelatin dissolved in 1 cup of water. Stir until well mixed and remove from heat. Pour into large heat resistant bowl.
  • 3Set 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.
  • 4Fold in heavy whipping cream, whipped.
  • 5Return to refrigerator to set.
  • 6Once 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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