For a treat that's dark, decadent and sweet try this cherry coke salad recipe. With ingredients like pineapple, pecans and Coca Cola, how could you go wrong? Excellent to bring to picnics, BBQs or any special occasion, this salad topped with whipped cream will stir up anyone's appetite. This is a nostalgic food that brings back special memories for many and is a favorite of children and adults alike.
40 ounces cherries; dark, pitted (2 cans)
3 ounces Jello cherry gelatin (1 package)
20 ounces pineapple; crushed (1 can)
1 cup Coca-Cola
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1. Heat cherries and their juice to boiling.
2. Remove from heat and add Jello. Stir.
3. Add pineapple, including juice. Pour in cola and nuts.
4. Pour into an oiled 6-cup mold. Let cool, then refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set. Serve cold.
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