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Cherry Coke Salad

This sparkling salad was as popular at my sister's party as the cherry-flavored cola was back in the 1950s.—Judy Nix, Toccoa, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cherry gelatin
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 3/4 cup cola


  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set fruit aside. In a saucepan or microwave, bring pineapple juice and water to a boil. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Stir in pie filling and cola.
  • Pour into a serving bowl. Refrigerate until slightly thickened. Fold in reserved pineapple. Refrigerate until firm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 118 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • Jill
    Jan 23, 2021

    Delicious!! Easy to make!!

  • Wendy
    Nov 23, 2017

    Great recipe..I added chopped pecans

  • sincitybaby
    Oct 13, 2015

    loved it did my mother in law but she took it an extra step and layered it with cool whip

  • chirey
    Aug 25, 2014

    This is so good! I use cherry Dr Pepper for the cola and it really brings out the cherry cola taste. I tried it with cherry Pepsibut did not care for it as much. delicious!

  • mlshep
    Feb 5, 2014

    Love this coke salad!! I eat for dessert! Simple ! Easy to prepare. Can be made 2 days ahead!

  • crafti1
    Aug 26, 2013

    Received rave reviews at a family gathering.

  • dartsj
    Mar 24, 2012

    No comment left

  • Hannah0418
    Oct 11, 2011

    I'm not much of a jello fan - but this recipe got good reviews at our thanksgiving gathering.

  • sstetzel
    Sep 1, 2011

    The recipe calls for regular cola but I'm sure either would work fine.

  • jmkarcz
    Sep 1, 2011

    Is the cola plain or cherry flavored Thank you!