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Cherry Gelatin Supreme

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

12 servings

When I was growing up, this yummy, easy dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my aunt gave me the recipe, and now when I make it for my family, I think of her. —Janice Rathgeb, Brighton, Illinois
Cherry Gelatin Supreme Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cherry gelatin
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil. Stir in cherry gelatin until dissolved. Stir in pie filling. Pour into an 11x7-in. dish. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring remaining water to a boil. Stir in lemon gelatin until dissolved. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Beat in lemon gelatin and pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  3. Fold in the marshmallows and whipped cream. Spoon over cherry layer; sprinkle with pecans. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.

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  • Nutrition Facts

    1 piece: 248 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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