Easy Jello Salad Recipes

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Easy Jello Salad Recipes

Rose Strawberry Jello Salad Recipe

   Ingredients required
2 - 3 oz packages strawberry jello
1 1/2 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cup rose wine
2 - 10oz packages frozen strawberries
1 - 8 oz can crushed pineapple
1 cup sour cream
2 - 3 oz packages cream cheese

Instructions for Rose Strawberry Jello Salad Recipe

   Dissolve jello in boiling water. Stir in rose wine, strawberries and drained pineapple. Refrigerate until sat. When set spread one cup sour cream mixed with the cream cheese over the top of half the strawberry mixture. Pour remaining jello over the top. Refrigerator till serving time. Serves 8 generous servings.

Cranberry Jello Mold Salad

   Ingredients required
1 large package raspberry Jello
12 oz pineapple juice
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 large can of whole cranberries
3 cups apples
1/2 cup finely chopped celery

Instructions for Cranberry Jello Mold Recipe

   Dissolve Jello in the amount of hot water called for on the package and add the can of whole cranberries. In place of cold water add the pineapple juice which should be chilled in advance. Let this mixture partially set, then add apples, walnuts and celery.

Pineapple Jello Mold Salad

   Ingredients required
1 large package of Jell-O either peach, orange or apricot
1 - 8 oz soften cream cheese
1 large container of Cool Whip
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 number two can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 teaspoon vanilla
dash of salt

Instructions for Pineapple Jello Mold Recipe

   Dissolve jello in bowl with one cup of boiling water, vanilla and salt. Chill until not quite set, then beat till foamy. Add soften cream cheese, 1/2 container of Cool Whip and undrained pineapple. Mix thoroughly. Then fold in pecans. Pour in to mold or cake pan. Chill till firm. Top with rest of Cool Whip. Serves 15.

Strawberry Jello Salad

   Ingredients required
2 small packages strawberry Jell-O
1 cup of boiling water
1 can drain crushed pineapple
1 package frozen strawberries, thawed
1 cup chopped nuts
2 medium bananas, mashed
1/2 cup coconut, more if desired
1/2 pint sour cream or whipping cream, whipped

Instructions for Strawberry Jello Salad Recipe

   Mix water and jello. Add pineapple, strawberries, nuts, bananas, and coconut. Put half the mixture in a 13 by 9 inch pan. Let set in refrigerator until firm. Leave the other half of mixture at room temperature. Remove chilled portion from refrigerator. Add sour cream or whipped cream on top. Then spread mixture left out of the refrigerator over the cream. Chill and serve. Serve six to eight.

Orange Jello Salad

   Ingredients required
2 small packages orange Jello
1 cup water
1 pint orange Sherbet
1 can Mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 pint whipping cream, whipped

Instructions for Orange Jello Salad Recipe

   Mix water and Jello. Add orange sherbet. When partially set add Mandarin oranges and whipped cream. Chill. Whip cream before adding sherbet as it sets quickly after that. Serves six to eight.

Rose Strawberry Ring

   Ingredients required
2 - 3 oz package of strawberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 - 10 oz packages frozen sliced strawberries
1 - 13 1/2 oz can (1 2/3 cup) crushed pineapple
2 large ripe bananas, peeled and finely diced
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup dairy sour cream
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
dash of salt

Instructions for Rose Strawberry Ring Recipe

   Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add berries, stirring occasionally until thawed. Stir in pineapple, banana and lemon juice. Pour into 6 1/2 cup mode. Chill until firm about 5 to 6 hours. In a small bowl combine sour cream, sugar, Ginger and salt. Chill well. Serve with sour cream dressing. Serves eight.

Jello Salad

   Ingredients required
1 package lemon jello
1 package lime Jello
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 small carton cottage cheese
1 small Cool Whip
1 cup crushed pineapples

Instructions for Jello Salad Recipe

   Put Jello in shallow pans. When set cut into small squares. Mix cottage cheese with Cool Whip, and crushed pineapple and marshmallows. Add small squares of jello last. Mix lightly. Cut up cherries can also be added for color, or put a celery on top. Serve with crisp lettuce. Serves about eight servings.

List of Salad Recipes

Chicken Salad
Dressings (salad)
Fruit Salad
Jello Salad
Pasta Salad
Potato Salad
Vegetable Salads

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup