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Cherry Cola Salad

No recipe image available.This festive pink gelatin salad mold is sure to become a holiday favorite.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 (10-ounce) bottle maraschino cherries, undrained
1 (3-ounce) package cherry-flavored gelatin
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup cola-flavored beverage (do not use diet)
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Drain pineapple and cherries, reserving liquids in a medium saucepan.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over liquid mixture, and let stand 1 minute.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin dissolves; remove from heat.
  4. Add cream cheese, stirring until smooth.
  5. Stir in fruit, cola-flavored beverage, and pecans.
  6. Pour into a serving dish or a lightly oiled 4-cup mold. Cover and chill until firm.

Makes 6 servings.