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Layered Christmas Gelatin

 Layered Christmas Gelatin
Christmastime always means that this recipe comes out of my recipe box. The traditional holiday colors in this salad make the holiday table look so pretty.
10 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) lime gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • CREAM CHEESE LAYER:
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • BERRY LAYER:
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • Whipped topping, optional

Directions

  • Dissolve lime gelatin in boiling water; stir in pineapple juice. Stir
  • in pineapple. Pour into an 11-in. x 7-in. dish; refrigerate until
  • set.
  • In a small saucepan, sprinkle unflavored gelatin over cold water; let
  • stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is
  • completely dissolved. Transfer to a small bowl. Beat in cream cheese
  • and milk until smooth. Spread over lime layer; refrigerate until
  • set.

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Layered Christmas Gelatin (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Dissolve strawberry gelatin in boiling water; stir in cranberry
  • sauce. Cool for 10 minutes. Carefully spoon over cream cheese layer.
  • Refrigerate until set.
  • Cut into squares. Garnish with whipped topping if desired. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece (calculated without whipped topping) equals 267 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.