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Winning Easter Jello Salad Recipe

Turns out Easter Jello Salad is an actual tradition. Thanks to the Internet, I have pondered an array of Miracle Whip-infused wonders, but have settled upon the the following recipe from RecipeZaar.

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“I love the lemon-lime flavor combination of this Jello salad..so refreshing! I like to serve this with our ham dinner on Easter Sunday.”

by Hazeleyes

45 min | 45 min prep | SERVES 10 -12

2 (3 ounce) packages lemon Jello gelatin
1 (3 ounce) package lime Jello gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 cups cold water
1 cup drained crushed pineapple
1 (15 ounce) can lemon pie filling
2 cups whipped cream
  1. Dissolve the Jello mixes into the boiling water. Stir well.
  2. Add the cold water.
  3. Chill until thickened, then stir in the lemon pie filling and whip until well blended.
  4. Reserve 1 cup of this mixture.
  5. Add pineapple to the remaining Jello mixture.
  6. Pour into a 9×13 glass dish, or a decorative glass bowl and refrigerate until set.
  7. Fold the 2 cups whipped cream into the reserved Jello mixture.
  8. Spread on top on the salad.
  9. Chill until set.

Also on the menu: green beans with lemon, cheddar scalloped potatoes, brown sugar-glazed carrots, and biscuits (courtesy of Guido’s, thank you very much).

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