7-up Salad

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This sounds weird, it tastes great. My mom made this every thanksgiving and Christmas. I lost the recipe, then found something similar and added the ingredients that mom had in her salad. To me its comfort food and a walk down memory lane.

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  • add   1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • add   1/2 cup sugar
  • add   2 (3 ounce) boxes lime Jell-O gelatin
  • add   2 cups boiling water
  • add   1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • add   1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • add   1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • add   1 cup cottage cheese
  • add   1 egg
  • add   1 cup pineapple juice (reserved)
  • add   2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • add   2 cups 7-Up soda


  1. Dissolve Jello in boiling water.
  2. Add 7-up and cool until partially set.
  3. Add crushed pineapple, saving juice for topping.
  4. Add miniature marshmallows and cottage cheese.
  5. Place mixture in a 13x9 in.
  6. pan and refrigerate.
  7. For topping: Mix sugar and corn starch.
  8. Add pineapple juice and beaten egg.
  9. Mix well and cook until thickened.
  10. Cool.
  11. Mix cool whip into cooled topping mixture, add nuts and mix well.
  12. Spread over top of jello mixture.
  13. Refrigerate.