Frosted Strawberry Salad Recipe
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Frosted Strawberry Salad Recipe

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My daughter, Katherine Beth, has requested that her grandmother, Thelma Bell, make this sweet rick gelatin salad with its fluffy topping for every family get-together. So when she and Patrick Althouse planned their nuptials, this delightful salad was part of the bountiful potluck buffet.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:16-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Fresh strawberries and mint

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 216 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in strawberries and pineapple. Refrigerate until partially set.
  2. Stir in pecans and cherries. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Chill for 2 hours or until firm.
  3. For topping, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and marshmallow creme just until combined; fold in whipped topping. Spread over salad. Chill for several hours or overnight. Cut into squares. Garnish with strawberries and mint. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Originally published as Frosted Strawberry Salad in Down the Aisle Country-Style 2000, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 216 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

Made this last nite,WOW, didn't use the nuts but added 3 bananas, used tub of coolwhip cream cheese frosting with bout 3 big tablespoons marsh. cream. Had BIG strawberries so cut in half with stems for garnish. A KEEPER, thanks for recipe.

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

i love this recipe. it is very delicious and easy to make. i have 4 kids and they all love it.

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2010

Absolutely wonderful. Love this and will be using it again.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2008

Sounds delicious!! Can't wait to make it.

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