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Four Easy Jello Recipes for Valentine's Day
by Rachel Paxton

Description: Easy red Jello recipes that you can make for your family for a special Valentine's Day dinner.

This Valentine's Day, surprise your family with a special Valentine's Day dinner. Here are recipes for four red Jello salads that will be a great accompaniment to any Valentine's Day meal. Enjoy!

Cherry Jello Dessert

1 6-oz. pkg. cherry Jello
1 c. boiling water
1 can pie cherry filling
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (opt.)

Dissolve Jello in 1 cup boiling water. Place in refrigerator and let set just until Jello thickens. Add other ingredients and let set until ready to serve.

Strawberry Jello Salad

1 3-oz. package strawberry Jello
1 c. sour cream (room temperature)
1 c. boiling water
1 package frozen strawberries, thawed

In a medium-sized bowl, stir together boiling water and Jello until Jello dissolves. Stir in sour cream. Add strawberries. Pour into a serving dish and refrigerate until Jello sets.

Raspberry Salad

3/4 c. water
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple
1 3-oz. package raspberry Jello
1 c. cottage cheese
1 c. Cool Whip

Heat water and pineapple to boiling. Add Jello and dissolve. Place in refrigerator and let set just until Jello begins to thicken. Add cottage cheese and Cool Whip. Let set until ready to serve.

Celery Apple Salad

1 3-oz. package cherry Jello
1 c. boiling water
1/4 c. red cinnamon candy
1 c. cold water
1 c. apples, peeled and chopped
1 c. celery, chopped (opt.)
1/2 c. walnuts or pecans, chopped (opt.)

Dissolve candy and Jello in 1 cup boiling water. Add 1 cup cold water and chill until partially set. Stir in apples, celery, and nuts. Chill.

Rachel Paxton is a freelance writer and mom who is the author of What's for Dinner?, an e-cookbook containing more than 250 quick easy dinner ideas. For more recipes, gardening, organizing tips, home decorating, holiday hints, and more, visit Creative Homemaking at http://www.creativehomemaking.com.


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