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Green Jello Salad

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4.1 from 9 reviews

  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Total Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x


Green Jello Salad is a nostalgic classic! Lime gelatin is swirled together with cream cheese and whipped cream for a vibrant, fluffy and creamy Jello base. Fold in chopped pineapple, pears and mini marshmallows to take this jello salad to the next level. Serve Green Jello Salad as a fun side dish for any occasion!


  • 6 oz lime gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz Cool Whip (additional for garnish if desired)
  • 8 oz pineapple tidbits, drained and patted dry
  • 15.5 oz pear chunks, drained and cut into smaller pieces to match the pineapple tidbits
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • Maraschino cherries for garnish


  1. In a large bowl, carefully whisk together the lime gelatin with the boil water. Add in the cream cheese and use a hand mixer to carefully mix together until smooth and slightly frothy. Refrigerate for 45 minutes to1 hour to cool.
  2. Add the Cool Whip, pineapple, pear and mini marshmallows into the lime gelatin base. Use a rubber spatula to fold the ingredients together until smooth.
  3. Pour into desired serving dish (9×13 pan, round serving bowl or jello ring mold) and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or until set.
  4. Garnish with additional dollops of Cool Whip and maraschino cherries. Serve cold and enjoy!


  • Regular or sugar-free lime gelatin can be used.
  • This recipe can be made 1-2 days in advance and kept in the refrigerator until serving. Garnish right before serving.
  • Nutritional information for this recipe is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours refrigeration
  • Category: Side Dish


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 208
  • Sugar: 16.8g
  • Sodium: 92mg
  • Fat: 13.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.6g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg

Keywords: Green Jello Salad

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