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Creamy 'n' Fruity Gelatin Salad

 Creamy 'n' Fruity Gelatin Salad
I CAN remember looking forward to eating this pretty salad when I was a child. It has all the ingredients a child would like. My Grandmother served it during the holidays and on other special occasions and my Mother did the same.
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pint orange or pineapple sherbet
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped


  • In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add sherbet; stir
  • until smooth. Stir in the oranges, pineapple and marshmallows. Fold
  • in whipped cream.
  • Pour into a 6-cup serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours
  • or until set. Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 158 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.