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Cherry Ribbon Salad Recipe

Cherry Ribbon Salad Recipe

Filled with pineapple, pecans and cherry pie filling, this colorful salad mold adds fun, fruity flavor to any potluck menu. —Virginia Luke, Red Level, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cherry gelatin
  • 2-1/4 cups boiling water, divided
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve cherry gelatin in 1-1/4 cups boiling water. Stir in pie filling. Pour into a 7-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray; refrigerate for about 1 hour or until thickened but not set.
  • 2. In a large bowl, dissolve orange gelatin in remaining boiling water. Stir in pineapple. Chill for about 1 hour or until thickened but not set.
  • 3. Combine the whipped topping, mayonnaise and pecans if desired; fold into orange mixture. Spoon over cherry layer. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until firm. Unmold onto a serving plate. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 184 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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skywaitress User ID: 5434571 140204
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2012

"I have made this several times. Delish!!! Very easy to make and looks great!"

Sueratkey User ID: 677339 56625
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"Since the first time I made this salad, it was a huge hit. Everyone wanted the recipe. It is easy to make and wonderfully delicious. I've been making it for 10 years now, and it is still requested frequently."

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