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Red and Green Holiday Bowl

Red and Green Holiday Bowl

Family and guests will love this layered fruity Christmas salad.


  • 1 quart (4 cups) boiling water, divided
  • 1 package (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Lime Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 package (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Cherry Flavor Gelatin
  • 2 cups cold water, divided
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 1 package (8 ounces) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided


  1. Stir 2 cups of the boiling water into each flavor of gelatin in separate bowls at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  2. Stir 1 cup of the cold water into dissolved gelatin in each bowl.
  3. Refrigerate lime gelatin 1 1/2 hours or until thickened (spoon drawn through leaves definite impression).
  4. Let cherry gelatin stand at room temperature.
  5. Add pineapple to thickened lime gelatin; mix well. Pour into 4- to 5-quart glass serving bowl.
  6. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set but not firm (gelatin should stick to finger when touched and should mound).
  7. Beat cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl with wire whisk or electric mixer until well blended.
  8. Stir in 2 cups of the whipped topping. Gently spoon over lime gelatin layer in bowl; refrigerate.
  9. Meanwhile, refrigerate cherry gelatin for 1 1/2 hours or until thickened.
  10. Add oranges to cherry gelatin; gently spoon over cream cheese layer.
  11. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
  12. Serve topped with remaining whipped topping.
  13. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

16 servings

At 16 servings, this festive dessert is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

How To Thaw COOL WHIP Whipped Topping: Place unopened tub of COOL WHIP in refrigerator. For complete thawing, allow the following times: 4 hours for an 8 ounce tub; 5 hours for a 12 ounce tub and 6 hours for a 16 ounce tub. Do not thaw COOL WHIP in the microwave.

How To Soften Cream Cheese: Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 seconds or until slightly softened.

Nutritional Information: Calories 200 Total fat 8 g Saturated fat 6 g Cholesterol 15 mg Sodium 160 mg Carbohydrate 31 g Dietary fiber 1 g Sugars 28 g Protein 3 g Vitamin A 6 %DV Vitamin C 15 %DV Calcium 0 %DV Iron 0 %DV

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