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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

Grandmother’s Orange Salad

6 reviews

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


Red, White ‘n’ Blue Salad

29 reviews

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


Cool Cucumber Salad

3 reviews

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


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,...

Christmas Ribbon Salad

13 reviews

Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make...


Pineapple Gelatin Salad

3 reviews

My family enjoys this lovely layered salad in the summer with grilled hamburgers. Although I haven't used the recipe long,...

Creamy Blueberry Gelatin Salad

25 reviews

Plump blueberries and a fluffy topping star in this pretty, refreshing salad. My mom's blueberry salad was served at every...


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Simple Lime Gelatin Salad

20 reviews

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


Orange Gelatin Pretzel Salad

28 reviews

Salty pretzels pair nicely with the sweet fruit in this refreshing layered salad. It’s a family favorite that is a...


Snowy Raspberry Gelatin Mold

4 reviews

This mold is always on our holiday table. The raspberry layer makes an attractive base for the creamy cream cheese...

Special Strawberry Salad

4 reviews

This berry-filled salad may take some time to prepare, but one taste and you'll agree it's worth the extra effort....


Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

8 reviews

Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...


Raspberry Gelatin Jewels

Kids love this jiggly salad, and honestly, so do the adults. It's always going to be on my holiday buffet....


Pina Colada Molded Salad

10 reviews

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


Orange Buttermilk Gelatin Salad Mold

5 reviews

A dear friend shared this recipe with me years ago. Now it's my favorite dish to take to a church...

Molded Cranberry-Orange Salad

19 reviews

When I take this dish to potlucks during the holidays, people always ooh and aah. Feel free to top with...


Swedish Rice Ring

2 reviews

This recipe, which originated in Sweden, is famous at church suppers with our Minnesota neighbors. It's a delicious addition at...