"This recipe has the sweet, fruity flavors of Grandma Lula Mae's salad, but made for today," Libbie says. "I think Grandma would surely approve."

Libbie Summers
Recipe by Southern Living March 2014

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water in a medium bowl. Let stand 2 minutes. Pour 1/2 cup boiling water over gelatin mixture, and stir until gelatin dissolves.

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  • Slowly whisk in sweetened condensed milk and next 2 ingredients. Fold in pineapple. Stir in green food coloring, if desired. Pour mixture into a 4-cup ring mold, and chill 4 hours or until set. Gently run a small knife around outer edge of mold to break seal. Dip bottom of mold in warm water for about 15 seconds. Unmold salad onto a serving plate.

  • Beat marshmallow crème and cream cheese at high speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Stir in 1/4 to 1/2 cup yogurt. Serve with gelatin salad.

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