Cherry Coke Salad Recipe
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Cherry Coke Salad Recipe

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This sparkling salad was as popular at my sister's party as the cherry-flavored cola was back in the 1950s.—Judy Nix, Toccoa, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cherry gelatin
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 3/4 cup cola

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 118 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set fruit aside. In a saucepan or microwave, bring pineapple juice and water to a boil. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Stir in pie filling and cola.
  2. Pour into a serving bowl. Refrigerate until slightly thickened. Fold in reserved pineapple. Refrigerate until firm. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Coke Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p19

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2015

"loved it did my mother in law but she took it an extra step and layered it with cool whip"

Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"This is so good! I use cherry Dr Pepper for the cola and it really brings out the cherry cola taste. I tried it with cherry Pepsi

but did not care for it as much. delicious!"

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"Love this coke salad!! I eat for dessert! Simple ! Easy to prepare. Can be made 2 days ahead!"

Reviewed Aug. 26, 2013

"Received rave reviews at a family gathering."

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

"I'm not much of a jello fan - but this recipe got good reviews at our thanksgiving gathering."

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