Crown Jewel Dessert

Recipe by Ellen Brody
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READY IN: 6hrs
SERVES: 16

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package orange Jell-O
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package cherry Jell-O
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package lime Jell-O gelatin
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package lemon Jell-O gelatin
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup pineapple juice
  • 13
    cup melted butter or 1/3 cup melted margarine
  • 2
    envelopes Dream Whip
  • CROWN JEWEL CHEESE DESSERT
  • 14
    cup milk (optional)
  • 2
    (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, beaten with the milk until fluffy (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • prepare the three flavors of gelatin separately, using l cup boiling water and 1/2 cup cold water for each.
  • Pour each flavor into an 8 inch square pan.
  • Chill until firm or overnight.
  • Then combine the lemon gelatin, sugar and remaining l cup boiling water; stir until gelatin and sugar are dissolved.
  • Stir in pineapple juice.
  • Chill until slightly thickened (about l hr. l5 minutes.) Meanwhile mix the crumbs and melted butter; press into bottom of 9 inch spring form pan (I buy ready made graham crusts).
  • Cut the firm gelatins into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Then prepare whipped topping mix as directed on package,blend with lemon gelatin.
  • Fold in gelatin cubes.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Chill at least 5 hours or overnight.
  • If desired, spread additional prepared whipped topping or whipped cream on top and sides.
  • (This makes two if you use store bought crusts).
  • ---------CROWNJEWEL CHEESE DESSERT----- Prepare Crown Jewel dessert, subsituting cream cheese for the whipped topping.
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