Jell-O Ribbon Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Mary Scheffert

This is the original Jell-O Ribbon Salad, as published in the Joys of Jell-O recipe book that my mom has had--probably since the 1950's. The holidays & other special occasions just wouldn't be the same without this dish on the table!

Top Review by Gin35

I wanted a new Jell-O Salad recipe this year and I was so happy to find this. My mother made it for Christmas years ago but unfortunately I did not have her recipe. It tasted exactly as I remembered it and my grandkids loved it. Thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve gelatin flavors separately, using 1 C boiling water for each.
  2. Stir marshmallows into lemon gelatin; set aside.
  3. Add 3/4C cold water to lime gelatin; pour into a 13x9x2 pan.
  4. Chill until set, but not firm.
  5. Add 3/4C cold water to raspberry gelatin; set aside at room temperature.
  6. Add cream cheese to lemon/marshmallow mixture; beat until blended.
  7. Chill until slightly thickened.
  8. Then blend in mayonnaise, whipped cream& crushed pineapple.
  9. Chill until very thick; spoon gently over lime gelatin.
  10. Chill until set, but not firm.
  11. Meanwhile, chill raspberry gelatin until thickened; pour over lemon gelatin.
  12. Chill until firm.
  13. To serve, cut into squares.
  14. *Note:if deeper green& red layers are desired, use 6oz packages of lime& raspberry gelatins, 2C boiling water and 1-1/2C cold water for each large package.

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