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From Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Cook Book

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 3 ½ cups canned fruit cocktail
 1 package lemon flavored gelatin
 1 cup hot water
 ¼ cup maraschino cherry syrup
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 6 oz cream cheese
 ½ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
 1 ½ cups mini marshmallows
 ½ cup drained and quartered maraschino cherries
 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
 2 drops red food coloring
 1 package cherry gelatin

1

Drain fruit cocktail, save 1 cup syrup. Dissolve gelatin in hot water; add reserved fruit cocktail syrup and maraschino cherry syrup and lemon juice. Chill till partially set.

2

Soften cream cheese; add mayo and beat until smooth. Add to gelatin mixture, stirring well. Stir in fruit cocktail, marshmallows, and cherries. Fold in whipped cream. Tint pink with food coloring.

3

Pour into two No 2 or 2½ cans and freeze until firm (several hours or overnight). Or place into a gelatin mold. When firm, open another side of the can and push salad out. Slice and place on lettuce and top with a gelatin heart.

Gelatin Hearts
4

Make 1 package red gelatin (any flavor) and chill in shallow dish or pan until set. Cut out hearts with a cookie cutter.

Ingredients

 3 ½ cups canned fruit cocktail
 1 package lemon flavored gelatin
 1 cup hot water
 ¼ cup maraschino cherry syrup
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 6 oz cream cheese
 ½ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
 1 ½ cups mini marshmallows
 ½ cup drained and quartered maraschino cherries
 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
 2 drops red food coloring
 1 package cherry gelatin

Directions

1

Drain fruit cocktail, save 1 cup syrup. Dissolve gelatin in hot water; add reserved fruit cocktail syrup and maraschino cherry syrup and lemon juice. Chill till partially set.

2

Soften cream cheese; add mayo and beat until smooth. Add to gelatin mixture, stirring well. Stir in fruit cocktail, marshmallows, and cherries. Fold in whipped cream. Tint pink with food coloring.

3

Pour into two No 2 or 2½ cans and freeze until firm (several hours or overnight). Or place into a gelatin mold. When firm, open another side of the can and push salad out. Slice and place on lettuce and top with a gelatin heart.

Gelatin Hearts
4

Make 1 package red gelatin (any flavor) and chill in shallow dish or pan until set. Cut out hearts with a cookie cutter.

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