Cottage Cheese Fruit Salad

Total Time
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 0 mins

This is a light fruit salad that goes well with chicken or pork. The cottage cheese keeps it from being overly sweet. Please note prep time includes chilling time. Kids like this, too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together cottage cheese and dry jello.
  2. Add the Cool Whip and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add fruit cocktail and nuts (if desired) and mix.
  4. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
Most Helpful

FYI - My aunt taught me to let the cottage cheese sit in a strainer for an hour or so, to let the milk separate from the cheese curds, then it will have a much better texture....less mushy and runny.

sodowd_11546153 January 19, 2015

We have tasted better fruit salads, and I blame it on dull fruit cocktail. Perhaps fresh fruit instead, like strawberries or raspberries, would have made it tastier, although no one seemed to care for the cottage cheese consistency either. Sorry, Terri, for being in the minority--just not for our taste buds.

ladyfingers July 16, 2011

I made this for Thanksgiving and used oragne Jello and mandarin oranges. The kids and adults loved it.

Doc's Mom December 25, 2009