Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cans (16 ounces each ) tart red cherries

  2. 2 cans (8 ounces each ) crushed pineapple

  3. 1 cup sugar

  4. 2 packages (6 ounces each ) cherry gelatin

  5. 3 cups ginger ale

  6. 3/4 cup flaked coconut

  7. 1 cup chopped nuts, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Drain cherries and pineapple, reserving juices. Set fruit aside. Add enough water to combined juices to make 3-1/4 cups; pour into a saucepan. Add sugar; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Add cherries, pineapple and ginger ale. Chill until partially set. Stir in coconut and nuts if desired. Pour into an oiled 3-qt. mold or 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Yield: 16-18 servings.


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