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Blueberry Gelatin Salad Recipe

Blueberry Gelatin Salad Recipe

People request this layered treat for potlucks all the time. This dish can be served as either a salad or a dessert. And preparing it a day ahead makes it taste even better! —Mildred Livingston, Phoenix, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cherry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (15 ounces) blueberries, drained
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in blueberries. Pour into a 11x7-in. dish; chill until set.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add vanilla and sour cream; mix well. Spread over the gelatin layer; sprinkle with pecans. Chill several hours or overnight. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 239 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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sands1 User ID: 5794383 247242
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2016

"My sister gave me this recipe several years ago and I have been making it every since. It is easy to make and tastes great. I use blackberry jello instead of cherry and yes, I use blueberry pie filling."

CoreenR User ID: 1369361 247030
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2016

"Response to those asking if you could use blueberry pie filling: I make a similiar recipe which can be found by typing Creamy Blueberry Gelatin salad into the Taste of Home search engine. It uses blueberry pie filling and grape jello. It always gets rave reviews when I bring to summer functions."

vikiboo User ID: 8027046 246491
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2016

"I make this with frozen blueberries and frozen rasberries and change the topping to crushed up gluten free cookies . Its a delicious gluten free nut free treat."

lovydvy User ID: 4185970 246478
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2016

"looks delish! can i use blueberry pie filling? I never saw blueberry in a can any other way"

Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 201750
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2013

"I love this recipe. I have been making it for years."

bnrudy User ID: 659489 16955
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2012

"sound great, gut can use fresh blueberries or are the can blueberries pie filling"

CyndiSings User ID: 2939214 16260
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2011

"Served this today to 19 women. They loved and requested the recipe!"

mbuck6027 User ID: 1439723 15091
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"This has been a family favorite around the holidays since we don't eat cranberry! I use raspberry jello and a can of crushed pineapple with the blueberries! This is amazing and so quick!"

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