Frosted Fruit Gelatin Recipe

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Frosted Fruit Gelatin Recipe
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Frosted Fruit Gelatin Recipe

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I like to serve this combination of fruit, Jell-O and cream cheese as a salad with a main dish or as a light refreshing dessert. My close friend Joanie shared the recipe after I raved about it. -Sonja Blow Reeds Spring, Missouri
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 to 4 medium firm banana, sliced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the juice to measure 1 cup; stir into gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and blueberries.
Place bananas in a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Pour gelatin mixture over bananas. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Frosted Fruit Gelatin in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 368 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 to 4 medium firm banana, sliced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the juice to measure 1 cup; stir into gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and blueberries.
  2. Place bananas in a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Pour gelatin mixture over bananas. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Frosted Fruit Gelatin in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p42

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cloreep User ID: 668273 113562
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"This Jell-O is fantastic! My whole family loves it. You can use a variety of different fruits and flavors of gelatin. The secret is in the topping. Yum!"

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