Lime Jello Salad - Aka 'the Green Stuff'

Total Time
6hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 6 hrs

My step-mom first served this salad and it has become a family tradition since. I always make it for holiday dinners and one year I decided to try new things as I was a little tired and bored with the regulars. I didn't make this one year, and my grown son told me that I should not mess with tradition - this salad WAS the holidays. My kids all call this 'the green stuff'. ZWT West (Hawaiian pineapple).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the marshmallows in milk in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently.
  2. Pour the milk and marshmallow mixture over lime jello in a large bowl. Stir until dissolved. Stir in cream cheese with beater. Add undrained pineapple. Mix well.
  3. Cool in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
  4. Blend mayonnaise and cool whip into the jello mixture.


Most Helpful

I didn't make this for any holiday BUT I might well be adding it to the Christmas menu. I don't know that I've ever used cream cheese in a jello salad before but I will surely be making this again just as written. So yummy. Made for For: Your Consideration.

Annacia November 28, 2014

This is delicious. I followed the recipe except I used cherry jello-o because we make a similar recipe for holidays using cherry jello and that is what we like. Made for Market Tag 2007

Lavender Lynn December 26, 2007

This was great. Reminded me about something my grandma used to make. I served it at a cookout and everyone liked it.

MsSally April 02, 2007

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