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Missouri Peach and Applesauce Salad

"Fresh peaches combine with applesauce in this tangy molded salad," notes Bernice Morris of Marshfield, Missouri about her creamy-textured, refreshing side dish.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1 package (3 ounces) peach or orange gelatin
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped peeled ripe peaches
  • Red grapes and mint leaves, optional

Directions

  • In a saucepan, bring soda to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Add applesauce. Chill until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
  • In a bowl, whip cream with sugar, nutmeg and vanilla until stiff. Fold into gelatin mixture along with the peaches. Transfer to a 1-1/2-qt. bowl. Chill until firm. Garnish with grapes and mint if desired.

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