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Holiday Ribbon Gelatin

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + chilling

Makes

15 servings

Layers of red and green make this festive salad a favorite during the Christmas season. Kids are sure to find it fun to eat, and adults will enjoy the combination of sweet-tart flavors. —Jenny Hughson, Mitchell, Nebraska
Holiday Ribbon Gelatin Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) lime gelatin
  • 5 cups boiling water, divided
  • 4 cups cold water, divided
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cherry gelatin

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve lime gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add 2 cups cold water; stir. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish; refrigerate until firm but not set, about 1 hour.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water. Stir in marshmallows until melted. Cool for 20 minutes. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Gradually beat in lemon gelatin. Stir in pineapple. Carefully spoon over the lime layer. Chill until firm but not set.
  3. Dissolve cherry gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add remaining cold water; stir. Spoon over the lemon layer. Refrigerate entire gelatin salad overnight. Cut into squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 236 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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