Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Layered Orange Pineapple Mold

Layered Orange Pineapple Mold

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
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10 servings
Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 can (20 ounce) crushed pineapple in juice
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 package (8 serving size) or 2 (4 serving size) Jell-O Brand orange flavored gelatin gessert
1 package (8 ounce) Philadelphia cream cheese, softened


  1. Drain pineapple reserving juice, add enough cold water to make 1 1/2 cups.

  2. Stir boiling water into gelatin a large bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.

  3. Stir in the measured pineapple juice and water. Reserve 1 cup gelatin at room temperature

  4. Stir 1/2 of the crushed pineapple into the remaining gelatin. Pour into the 6-cup mold. Refrigerate about 2 hours until set but not firm. (Gelatin should stick to finger when touched and it should mound).

  5. After refrigeration stir the remaining 1 cup gelatin into the cream cheese in a medium bowl with a wire whisk until smooth. (It should be a pale orange color with no white pieces in the mixture when done).

  6. Stir in the remaining crushed pineapple. Pour over the gelatin mold.

  7. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm. Unmold and garnish as desired.


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