Refreshment Salad

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Gwanny Hill

I remember during the "big war" (1940s) when Mama would host the Missionary Society meetings, she would often serve this salad--it was very special because of all the cheese and real whipping cream--we felt RICH!

Top Review by WhatamIgonnaeatnext

This is very good and easy to make. I made this for supper yesterday and it's almost gone already! The cheese doesn't taste weird in it at all. I did leave out the pecans, though. I forgot to put that I made this for the Cookbook Tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice and adding to it enough boiling water to equal 1 1/2 cups.
  2. Pour over gelatin and stir until completely dissolved.
  3. Add lemon juice and allow to cool.
  4. When cool, add drained pineapple, grated cheese and nuts.
  5. Let chill until it begins to congeal.
  6. Whip heavy cream until peaks form; fold into gelatin mixture.
  7. Pour into 9"x13" serving dish and chill until set.
  8. Keep refrigerated.
  9. NOTE: Cooking time refers to chilling time.

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