We’ve been having a debate at our house about whether this is a salad or dessert. I call it a Jello salad. My daughter agrees with me. She says if it’s a salad then she can eat dessert later with a clear conscience! I like her line of reasoning.
What do you think – salad or dessert?
Either way, it’s fantastic and perfect for Easter. The apricots and pineapple add fruitiness to the jello. And it gets topped with a creamy topping made from the fruit juice. You won’t want to skip the topping. It’s a cooked custard with Cool Whip folded in. The topping makes this dish special.
I will say that the original recipe (given to me by my mom years ago) called for shredded cheddar cheese on top of the creamy topping. I didn’t care for the cheese though, so I leave it out. The cheese might move it more firmly into the salad category though.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it: [Read more...]