Aunt Betty's Holiday Jello Fruit Salad Mold

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"Growing up my Aunt Betty made this for us for the holidays, and it was always a SPECIAL addition to our dinner! It also makes a beautiful presentation on your holiday table. We ate it right along with our dinner, but you can also serve it as an after meal fruit dessert with a dollop of whip cream. No matter which way you eat it, Enjoy every bite.. It's delicious!"

Original is 9 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (170.5 g)
  • Calories 232.5
  • Total Fat - 8.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 90.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
  • Sugars - 31.1 g
  • Protein - 4.2 g
  • Calcium - 29.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 63.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Drain the canned fruit. Use up to 2 cups of it for 2 cups of the liquid in the jello.

Step 2

Make up the jello using 2 cups of boiling water, and 2 cups of juice from the canned fruit, mixing well.

Step 3

Put into the mold or use a plastic mixing bowl (with cover) as a mold. Refrigerate for about 1 1/2 hours, or until jello is partially set.

Step 4

Stir in the drained fruit and nuts, and refrigerate until set.

Step 5

When ready to serve, tip bottom of mold into hot water for a few seconds. This will help to release mold onto serving plate.

Step 6

When ready to serve, place serving plate on top of mold and invert. Serve.


No special items needed.

14 Reviews


This not only tastes great, but it looks appetizing too! We ate it right along with our meal. The fruits really stand out and the nuts add a nice crunch!


review by:
(30 Nov 2020)


This is my aunts recipe and we love it every Thanksgiving. This year it was my turn to make it. I used Cherry jello and pecans for the nuts. We so look forward to this and it never disappoints!


review by:
(1 Dec 2019)

Andrew Yeager-Buckley

This was a hit at my office picnic. I have a great picture I wish I could post.


(15 Jun 2019)


One delicious salad! I added in small whole strawberries along with the rest of the fruit. After running the mold under hot water it came out in a flash. It made a very pretty presentation on the table too!


review by:
(24 Apr 2019)


This is so refreshing! It was delicious right along with our lamb dinner for Easter! I improvised a bit, using well drained fruit cocktail, fresh sliced strawberries, and well drained mandarin oranges. My 2 year old wanted more, more more!!


review by:
(22 Apr 2019)


I never made anything like this before but it looked so inviting for something different for the holidays that I decided to try it. We ate it along with our meal and I especially loved the fruit and nut combo. What a great choice!


review by:
(31 Dec 2018)

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