Cherry Salad – two words you might think don’t belong together, make my heart sing!
=This recipe has been in our family for as long as I can remember. Every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas it would sit right on our dinner plates next to the turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy! Oh – no folks – it’s not for dessert!!! It’s part of dinner. I know that sounds crazy, but I think we all just couldn’t wait for it and wanted to make sure we had some before our stomachs were full or overflowing! We didn’t care much for the pies and ice cream! Thanksgiving and Christmas just weren’t the same without Cherry Salad! I’m sure there was some justification on our parts because it had the word “Salad” in the title….but I can assure you, you’ve never had a salad like this!
3 ozs cherry (jello)
1/2 cup cold water
16 ozs cottage cheese
9 ozs cool whip
1/2 cup chopped pecans
How to make it :
In a large sauce pan mix the pineapple s and cherry jello, bring to a boil,add 1/2 cup cold water
Let mixture Chill until soft set,fold in cottage cheese, cool whip&pecans
Chill until congealed firm
And then enjoy!