Mom's Gelatin Fruit Salad Recipe

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My mom found this recipe many years ago and has since handed it down to me and my sisters. It makes an appearance every Thanksgiving.—Linda Stemen, Monroeville, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 6 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 12 maraschino cherries, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates, optional

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand 1 minute. Heat and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in sugar, orange juice and lemon juice; cook and stir 6-8 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Transfer to a bowl; refrigerate, covered, until slightly thickened, about 1-1/2 hours. Fold in fruit. Pour into a 6-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray or a 2-qt. serving bowl. Refrigerate until firm. If using a ring mold, unmold onto a serving plate. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Mom's Gelatin Fruit Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2014

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