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Apricot Gelatin Salad (T&T)

This has become one of our favorite salads. My grandkids like it for dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 large (6 ounce) or 2 small packages apricot gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Additional chopped walnuts (optional)

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Instructions

  1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in water.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
  3. Add pineapple to gelatin and set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and pineapple juice until smooth.
  5. Stir in gelatin mixture; chill until partially set, stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in apricots and walnuts, fold in whipped topping.
  7. Pour into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch dish.
  8. Sprinkle with walnuts if desired.
  9. Chill until firm.

Posted by Bev at Recipe Goldmine 7/27/2001 7:58 am