Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Apricot Fluff

15 reviews

When we were young mothers, I asked my best friend if she had a recipe for an easy ambrosia salad that I could take to a cookout later that evening. She shared this recipe with me and it's become a must-have at every barbecue I attend. It's sublime with peaches and peach gelatin, too. —Melissa Meinke, Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania

Cherry Gelatin Supreme

6 reviews

When I was growing up, this yummy, easy dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my...


Sweet & Tart Lemon Jell-O

7 reviews

With its sunny lemon color, this gelatin mold brightens up any table. I usually make two molds for parties because...


Fluffy Cranberry Mousse

12 reviews

This is a delicious and pretty salad for the holidays, but it's so good that I serve it at other...


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Makeover Fluffy Lime Salad

Loaded with crunchy walnuts, tangy pineapple and lip-smacking lime flavor, this refreshing salad could even double as dessert! —Taste of...

Creamy Blueberry Gelatin Salad

24 reviews

Plump blueberries and a fluffy topping star in this pretty, refreshing salad that was my mother's recipe. It was served...


Layered Christmas Gelatin

22 reviews

Christmastime always means that this recipe comes out of my recipe box. The traditional holiday colors in this salad make...

Red, White ‘n’ Blue Salad

30 reviews

Our striking "flag" salad drew plenty of attention at our Independence Day party. The shimmering stripes are formed with distinctive...


Grandma’s Gelatin Fruit Salad

2 reviews

Whenever I invite my big family for dinner, my grandchildren request this favorite fruit salad. My sons have always liked...


Pretzel Gelatin Dessert

28 reviews

This is one of my mother's absolute favorite desserts. The salty pretzel crust is the perfect complement to the sweet...


Apricot Salad

2 reviews

Colorful gelatin salad adds a spot of brightness to any table. It blends well with this holiday feast. We children...

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Simple Lime Gelatin Salad

23 reviews

Looking for a festive dish to light up the buffet? This pretty green gelatin salad is eye-catching and has a...


Orange Gelatin Salad

Our six kids love helping me peel, measure, pour and stir in the kitchen. With sweet orange segments, tangy pineapple...


Pina Colada Molded Salad

11 reviews

My gelatin ring gets a tropical twist from coconut, pineapple and macadamia nuts. It's a wonderful anytime treat. Now that...


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Lime Strawberry Surprise

Eye-catching in Christmas colors, this dish looks deliciously decorative on the table. Its combination of fruitiness and nutty crunch is...


Patriotic Gelatin Salad

21 reviews

Almost as spectacular as the fireworks, this lovely salad makes quite a "bang" at our July Fourth meal. It's exciting...

Three-Layer Gelatin Salad

1 review

My love of cooking started in high school. Now I get to try out recipes at church, where my husband...


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Rainbow Gelatin Salad

This seven-layer gelatin salad will elicit oohs and aahs from all your guests. It's well worth the time it takes...


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Strawberry Bavarian Salad

"As a child, I asked my mother to make this colorful gelatin for birthdays," recalls Lorna Northcutt of Gladstone, Oregon....


Berry Gelatin Mold

6 reviews

This refreshing gelatin mold is delicious and always a big hit! For a patriotic buffet, I add a scoop of...


Cool Cucumber Salad

5 reviews

This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...


7-Layer Gelatin Salad

6 reviews

Here's an eye-catching salad that my mother makes for Christmas dinner each year. You can choose different flavors to make...


Festive Cranberry Relish Salad

4 reviews

My three grown daughters and their families are very fond of this festive-looking salad. It's on our buffet table every...


Sangria Gelatin Ring

7 reviews

This gelatin is enjoyed by everyone because you just can't go wrong with fresh berries. —Nicole Nemeth, Komoka, Ontario


Frozen Citrus Fruit Cups

2 reviews

Add some sparkle to your next get-together or church supper with these sunny citrus treats. The refreshing cups burst with...

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Holiday Cranberry Gelatin Salad

8 reviews

This light, delicious holiday salad is very popular in my family and has been requested every year since I first...


Circus Peanut Gelatin

1 review

Circus peanuts are one of the most popular candies in my hometown's old-fashioned candy shop. When I saw this circus...


Amish Yum-Yum Salad

4 reviews

I received the recipe for Amish yum-yum salad from a friend of my mother's years ago. I always have the...


Grandmother’s Orange Salad

11 reviews

This orange salad dessert is slightly sweet and tangy, too. It adds beautiful color to any meal and appeals to...


Cranberry Pineapple Salad

9 reviews

Impress dinner guests with this delightfully different take on traditional cranberry sauce. The nuts add a tasty crunch. —Dorothy Angley,...


Peach Bavarian

19 reviews

Fruit molds are my specialty. This one, with its refreshing peach taste, makes a colorful salad or dessert. —Adeline Piscitelli,...