Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Christmas Recipes – Christmas Ribbon Salad November 8, 2007

Christmas Ribbon Salad


2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free lime gelatin

5 cups boiling water, divided

4 cups cold water, divided

2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free lemon gelatin

1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed

1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained

1/4 cup chopped pecans

2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping

2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free cherry gelatin


In a bowl, dissolve lime gelatin in 2 cups boiling water. Add 2

cups cold water; stir. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. s 2-in. dish

coated with nonstick cooking spray. Refrigerate until almost set,

about 2 hours.

In a bowl, dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water; whisk

in cream cheese until smooth. Stir in pineapple and pecans. Fold in

whipped topping. Spoon over first layer. Refrigerate until firm,

about 1 hour.

In a bowl, dissolve cherry gelatin in remaining boiling water.

Add remaining cold water; stir. Chill until syrupy and slightly

thickened. Carefully spoon over second layer. Refrigerate until set,

about 4 hours. Yield: 15 servings.


Nutritional Analysis: One square equals 92 calories, 5 g fat (3 g

saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate,

trace fiber, 3 protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.


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