These old fashioned jello salad recipes bring back memories. Whether you’re looking for a vintage recipe like grandma used to make or just a fun new twist on this classic, these old fashioned jello salad recipes will be just what you need. Most of these jello salads are healthy, and filled with fruit but are also so delicious you would never know.
Old fashioned jello salad recipes are great for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any holiday dessert or just a quick and easy snack. The best thing about jello salad is that there is so many different ways to make it and it can be made with all different kinds of flavors and fruits. In this collection you’ll be able to find jello fruit salad, layered jello salad, molded jello recipes and more!
The jello mixture in most of these salads can be made with sugar-free jello if you’re looking for a lower-sugar option. And, there are unique additions such as mini marshmallows, walnuts, ice cream, fruit cocktail…even mayonnaise. When combined together the ingredients make a fun and tasty jell-o salad recipe.
Jello salad is overall a pretty easy thing to make. Just make sure the jello sets for long enough and serve. If you are making a jello mold, just make sure you have a good jello mold. You can find them here.
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Spice it up: Spice up your jello salad by molding it into different shapes. You can find different kinds of jello molds here.
Easy to swap: If you see a recipe you think you would like but want a different fruit, but easily swap out the fruit to your favorite one.
Assembling Tip: Closely follow the instructions for best results. It’s best to chill the jello for 1-2 hours until it is like a thick jelly, and then fold in the fruit evenly and let it chill for another 2-3 hours.
Variety: From layered jello salad, cherry jello salad, green jello salad, pistachio jello salad or Jello fruit salad there is something for everyone and every occasion.
Use the Proper Tools: Use a large enough mixing bowl. A large bowl ensures you won’t slosh the mixture all around. In most cases, you don’t need a mixer. You can easily use a whisk.
Jello Fruit Salad
Jello fruit salad is a simple and easy treat that is full of flavor. Its like eating a fruit salad but with a little sugary gelatin. There is so many ways to make jello fruit salad but here are some of the most tasty recipes.
Strawberry Jello Salad
This Strawberry Jello Salad is super easy to make and super delicious! Its a great healthy option with cottage cheese for a little protein and crushed pineapple to satisfy your sweet tooth.
For a healthy and delicious dessert, try these layered jello salad recipes. While the layers may look intimidating, these recipes are easy to make and everyone will be talking about not only how good the dessert is but how nice it is presented.
Layered Rainbow Jell-O Salad
So easy! And no one will ever guess how much healthier this Layered Rainbow Jell-O Salad is one of my favorite gelatin salads.
Raspberry Layered Jello Salad begins with a base of frozen raspberries, pineapple, and fresh bananas topped with a layer of sour cream, topped off with another thin layer of raspberries and jello! It’s the perfect side salad for Holidays and Special Occasions.