The Cookbook


Thursday, September 16, 2010


Pink Salad

1 pkg. lemon gelatin

2 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

Juice from pineapple

Juice from cherries


1 can crushed pineapple, drained

1 small bottle cherries, drained and cut up

¾ C. diced celery

½ C. nuts

½ pt. heavy cream, whipped

Combine gelatin and cream cheese. Combine pineapple juice and cherry juice with enough water to make 1 ½ cups. Bring to a boil; add to cream cheese and gelatin. Bring to a boil; add to pineapple, cherries, celery and nuts. Add whipped cream. Place in large mold; chill. Yield: 10 servings

Strawberry Diet Fluff

1 (8 oz.) Kraft diet cream cheese

1 carton slender cottage cheese

3 T. lemon juice (2 T. concentrated)

1 lg. container Cool Whip

1 lg. pkg. strawberry jello

1 can crushed pineapple

1 C. chopped pecans (opt.)

Beat in blender or mixer. Chill

Fruit Salad

One small container cottage cheese

Sprinkle one 3 oz. pkg. orange jell-o over cottage cheese and stir.


1 can crushed pineapple

1 can mandarin oranges

1 small size Cool Whip

Stir and refrigerate before serving.

Strawberry Salad

1 ½ C. boiling water

1 big box strawberry jell-o

1 can crushed pineapple (flat can)

1 box frozen strawberries

Carton sour cream

Scald jell-o. Add strawberries and pineapple. Let cool. Take ½ and put in flat pan. Put this in icebox until firm. Then spread the sour cream over this and pour the rest of the jell-o over.

Dorito Salad

1 head lettuce, chopped

4 tomatoes, chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

4 oz. grated cheese

1 avocado

8 oz. French Dressing

1 bag Doritos (crushed)

1 lb. ground meat

1 (15 oz.) can drained kidney beans

Simmer browned ground meat and kidney beans for 10 minutes. Toss hot meat mixture into cold salad.

Caramel Hawaiin Salad

Boil one unopened can sweetened condensed milk. (Keep covered with water and boil for 3 hours.

Cool – and add 1 large container of Cool Whip and mix well. In large bowl add 1 No. 2 can chunk pineapple (drained) to ¾ C. chopped pecans, 2 C. miniature marshmallows and 2 bananas (cut up). Mix well and serve.

Note: Cans of sweetened condensed milk may be boiled and kept in refrigerator for months before used.

Heavenly Hash or Creamed Fruit Salad

8 oz. cream cheese

1 lg. (9 oz.) Cool Whip

2 C. miniature marshmallows

1 lg. can fruit cocktail (drained) (keep juice)

1 C. chopped nuts

Cream softened cheese with fruit juice, adding by small amounts. Blend thoroughly.

Add Cool Whip and blend. Fold in marshmallows, fruit and nuts.


Add ¼ cup halved and drained maraschino cherries. Or

Add 1 small can chopped mandarin orange slices.

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