Lime Jell-O Salad

This Lime Jell-O Salad is a basic, throwback, old fashioned recipe like us Generation X’ers grew up with our grandmothers making.

Lime JellO Salad

I know they’re supposed to be passé, but I still love jellied salads!

Lime JellO Salad

Lime Jell-O Salad

Just an old fashioned, throwback recipe.
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Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine heirloom recipe, jello, throwback recipe
Servings 6


  • 1 pkg lime jello 8-serving size
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 8oz pkg Neufchafel cream cheese, softened
  • 1 8oz can crushed pineapple, drained
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup lite Cool Whip
  • for garnish: candied pineapple, lime slices and zest, fresh pineapple, extra Cool Whip


  • In a bowl, dissolve jellO in boiling water. Add cream cheese and stir until well blended. Add pineapple and pecans. Refrigerate 30-45 min until slightly thickened. 
  • Fold in the Cool Whip and pour into a 2-qt mold. Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours. 
  • Garnish.

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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