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Applesauce Salad

1 (3 oz.) package strawberry or cherry gelatin 1 C. boiling water 1 C. applesauce 1 C. miniature marshmallows Combine boiling water with gelatin. Stir in applesauce and marshmallows. Chill until firm in refrigerator.

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Bean and Cabbage Salad

I thought this was a little sour so I added more sugar than it called for, you can adjust to your taste. To speed things up, I used bagged coleslaw mix and precooked bacon crumbles. I’m sure it’s better made … Continue reading

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Black Bing Cherry Salad (1963)

1 can Black Bing Cherries 1/2 pint sour cream 1/4 C. pecans 1 pkg. Cherry Jello Dissolve Jello in 1 C. boiling cherry juice and 1 C. water. Chill until it begins to thicken. Add sour cream and blend thoroughly, … Continue reading

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Carrot Raisin Salad

4 large carrots, grated 1 C. raisins 1 T. sugar 1 can crushed pineapple, drained Salad dressing Stir all together and mix well. I use juice from pineapple to thin down salad dressing. Chill and serve.

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Cinnamon Candy Jello Salad (1961)

1 pkg. Cherry Jello 1/4 C. cinnamon candies (Red Hots) 1 C. hot water 2 C. applesauce Dissolve candies in hot water and add Jello.  Stir into applesauce and chill.

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Cottage Cheese Salad

2 C. small curd cottage cheese 1 (8 oz.) carton of Cool Whip 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, well drained 1 (3 oz.) box orange Jello Mix cottage cheese, Cool Whip and pineapple. Then add dry Jello. Mix well … Continue reading

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Cranberry Salad (1968)

This is from my grandma Ella. Put 1 C. cranberries and 1 orange and rind through food chopper. Following items should be mixed and left to stand while the above is prepared: 2 pkgs. cherry jello 1 C. sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Lime Jello Salad (1968)

This is a recipe from my grandma Ella but I changed the name.  It was originally called “Salad for Dinner.”  I have guessed on what a box of cottage cheese is and made it with about 1 1/2 C. regular cottage … Continue reading

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Pistachio Salad (1968)

1 pkg. pistachio pudding (fix with milk by directions) 1 pint Cool Whip 1 lg. can crushed pineapple (drain off juice) 1/2 pkg. small marshmallows 1/2 C. chopped walnuts Mix together and refrigerate.

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Strawberry Jello Salad (1963)

1 can crushed pineapple (tall can) 1 pkg. frozen strawberries 1/2 pint sour cream 1 box strawberry Jello Pour off pineapple juice and add water to make 1 cup. Heat and dissove Jello. Then add strawberries with juice and pineapple. … Continue reading

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Three Bean Salad (1968)

This is from my Grandma Ella. 1 can green beans 1 can yellow wax beans 1 can kidney beans Drain beans and mix together. Mix together the following ingredients. 1/3 C. salad oil 2/3 C. vinegar 3/4 C. sugar 1 … Continue reading

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