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Gelatin Desserts

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Norma Wehrung of Getzville, New York writes, "This pretty dessert has been a special favorite for years. Recently, it received raves from my card club."
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Cottage Cheese Fluff

Cottage Cheese Fluff

Cottage Cheese Fluff

Canned fruit and packaged gelatin are the convenient keys to this dish. It's not your ordinary salad. You can vary the flavor of gelatin or the type of fruits to suit your family's tastes.—Annette Self, Junction City, Ohio

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

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

Apricot Delight

Apricot Delight

Apricot Delight

"My mother sent me the original recipe for this delightful dessert 45 years ago, and I lightened it up," writes Alice Case of Carrollton, Texas. With bits of angel food cake and a cream cheese-like texture, this refreshing treat tastes so rich that no one will guess it's light.
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Creamy Orange Gelatin

Creamy Orange Gelatin

Creamy Orange Gelatin

After celebrating two graduations in less than a year, it was clear that this recipe was definitely everyone's favorite. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Gelatin Parfaits

Gelatin Parfaits

Gelatin Parfaits

Here's a quick, airy dessert so versatile, you can whip it up for almost any season or holiday-just by varying the colors of gelatin you use. We filled this seasonal parfait with all the colors of the falling leaves. Pretty presentation for an autumn party! —Joyce Thompson, Bellingham, Washington

Lemonade Cheesecake Parfaits

Lemonade Cheesecake Parfaits

Lemonade Cheesecake Parfaits

My friends like the tartness of the pink lemonade layer against the sweetness of the cheesecake layer. For a pretty look, I top the parfaits with crushed pomegranate seeds and lemon zest. —Teena Petrus, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Valentine Cutouts

Valentine Cutouts

Valentine Cutouts

Cool, fruity and creamy, these gelatin treats are richer than plain gelatin and cut easily into whatever shape you'd like. They're a fun finger food that works for any holiday or theme. -Annette Ellyson, Carolina, West Virginia

Make-Ahead Shortcake

Make-Ahead Shortcake

Make-Ahead Shortcake

This lovely layered dessert showcases strawberries. "This family favorite has all the satisfaction of traditional strawberry shortcake with just a dash of distinction," she promises.

Cranberry Delight

Cranberry Delight

Cranberry Delight

This is a special salad that your family and friends will be tickled pink when presented with it.—Edna Olson, Rancho Murieta, California

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

This came from my grandmother, whose family owned a bakery. My grandmother's was the full-fat version and I didn’t want to mess with perfection too much, so I only made a few healthier substitutions. It's sweet, lemony and light, and we occasionally slice fresh strawberries over the top. —Nancy Brown, Dahinda, Illinois

Cran-Orange Gelatin Salad

Cran-Orange Gelatin Salad

Cran-Orange Gelatin Salad

After seeing this gelatin salad in a flier, I decided to make it lighter. I like to serve it as a fruit salad, but others may like it for a sweet treat. —Eva DeWolf, Erwin, Tennessee
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