Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Great Jello salad, especiallyin the summer. Can even be used a cool, creamy dessert. Everyone loves this great salad. I sometimes add a small can of mandarin oranges as well.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (6 ounce) box orange Jell-O
  • 1 (16 ounce) container cottage cheese, small curd
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 16 ounces canned crushed pineapple

Directions

  1. Drain pineapple.
  2. Mix together dry jello packet, and cottage cheese.
  3. Add pineappple, mix well.
  4. Add cool, mix well. Best when chilled for at least and hour.
Most Helpful

I was raised with this salad-served with fried chicken dinner on Sunday as well as Thanksgiving and other special meals. It really is a refreshing salad/light dessert. In recent years my mom has made it with sugar-free jello due to diabetes. We also add mandarin oranges to the recipe-if you serve it in a crystal bowl garnished with mandarin oranges-it just comes out so lovely!

Sweet**Fuzion February 17, 2009

Super easy, and comes out delicious everytime!

Jazze's Mom November 19, 2008

Unbelievable!!! I've been cutting back on sweets and was just craving something sweet, but relatively healthy. So, I happen upon this recipe. I followed the directions to a "T" except using low fat Cool Whip and added two cans of mandarin oranges. It made quite a bit, so I made it in a large mixing bowl. It was late in the evening when I finished making it and knew that I had to wait until it chilled for the best taste. I couldn't wait....so, I had two small bowls. I stayed up real late and finally it was completely chilled. I just kept eating it. When I was done, the bowl was half gone. So, I took it out of the big bowl (washed it) and put it into a small bowl. In the morning, my DH said "Boy, that didn't make very much." I just gave him a weak, guilty smile and agreed with him. THEN I took the rest in a container to work and ate the rest throughout the day. This is ADDICTIVE! I bought the ingredients to make it a couple of times. What do you think....should I share some this time with my family? LOL!!!

tree luee dee February 17, 2008