Lime Jell-O Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 9
Lime Jell-O Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise

Place the gelatin in a bowl, add the boiling water and stir until dissolved, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain the pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup of the syrup. Add that syrup to the gelatin. Chill until thickened but not set, about 1 hour.


Fold in the pineapple, cottage cheese, whipped cream, cherries, pecans and marshmallows. Pour into a 5-cup mold. Chill until set, at least 4 hours. Unmold onto a plate.

The unofficial Jell-O mold of Utah. From “Jell-O: A Biography” (Harvest Books, $15).

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