Mom's Black Cherry Jello

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 287.6
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.7 mg
  • Sodium: 279.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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Olives and Walnuts add distinctive flavor and mayonnaise dressing is the tops! Olives and Walnuts add distinctive flavor and mayonnaise dressing is the tops!
Number of Servings: 6


    1 can pitted black cherries
    1 pkg. black cherry Jello
    Juice from cherries
    1/4 c. chopped walnuts
    1/4 c. sliced green olives

    1/2 cup mayonnaise
    1/2 tablespoon milk
    1 tablespoon Splenda


Drain cherries, reserve juice. Dissolve Jello according to package directions. Use juice plus water (or ice) to cool Jello as package directs. Chill Jello, in an 8 x 8 Pyrex dish stirring occasionally until jelled but not firm.
Stir in cherries, place walnuts and olives on top. Chill until very cold and set. Serve on lettuce leaf with mayonnaise dressing. Garnish with cherry and mint leaves.

Mayonnaise Dressing
In a large bowl, whisk together mayo, milk and sugar. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KALIGIRL.

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  • Thank you, thank you. My mom died 11 years ago, and no one remembered eating this but me. I've been searching for this recipe. I'm sure this is exactly the same as MY mom's black cherry jello recipe. - 7/6/12

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