Sawdust Salad

Recipe by Gwanny Hill
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare 11"x7" serving dish by spraying lightly with Pam.
  • TOP LAYER:
  • Dissolve gelatin in small medium mixing bowl in boiling water.
  • Add cold water and chill until syrupy.
  • MIDDLE LAYER:
  • Add bananas, nuts and drained pineapple to chilled gelatin mixture and pour into serving dish.
  • Sprinkle marshmallows over top of mixture and gently push them down into gelatin.
  • Refrigerate until congealed.
  • THIRD LAYER:
  • Mix flour and sugar in saucepan.
  • Add reserved pineapple juice, egg and lemon juice.
  • Begin cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly to prevent sticking.
  • Continue cooking until the mixture becomes so thick that it will follow the spoon around the pan like a paste, and becomes transparent.
  • Remove from heat and add butter.
  • Chill thoroughly.
  • TOP LAYER:
  • Fold whipped topping into cooled cooked mixture.
  • Spread over the congealed salad and sprinkle with grated cheese to yield the sawdust appearance.
  • NOTE: Cooking time refers primarily to chilling time.