Meme’s Cherry Coke Salad

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Meme’s Cherry Coke Salad Recipe is a southern favorite combining pie cherries, pineapple, cola & cherry jello, serve as a side at the holidays or at a BBQ!

Pineapple Jello Salad

What a big day on the blog, it’s St Patricks Day and it’s my 300th blog post!

Just in case you missed post #100 or post #200, every 100 posts, I publish a recipe from my Grandma Meme’s cookbook in her memory!

Bond Family

I was lucky enough to grow up across the street from my wonderful grandparents and my Meme taught me so much about the love that goes into cooking!

Christmas with Meme

Today I re-created her Cherry Coke Salad, a southern favorite that we served at most (if not all) holidays when I was growing up!

Pineapple Cherry Jello Salad

Sweet, tart and oh-so-delicious, this jello salad is perfect for BBQ’s or family dinners!

Cherry Coke Salad Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 21 oz can pie cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 oz box cherry jello powder
  • 1 cup coca-cola
  • 20 oz can crushed pineapple

Begin by boiling the cherries, sugar and water on the stove.

Boiling Cherries for Salad

Next, pour the mixture over the jello powder.

Cherry Coke Salad Recipe

Allow to cool on the counter, then add the coca-cola and pineapple.

Pineapple Cherry Coke Jello Salad

Mix together then place in the refrigerator to set, 6-8 hours.

Cherry Coke Salad

Simple and scrumptious, two of my favorite things!

Pineapple Cherry Coke Jello Salad

 

Pineapple Jello Salad
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Meme’s Cherry Coke Salad

Meme's Cherry Coke Salad Recipe is a southern favorite combining pie cherries, pineapple, cola & cherry jello, serve as a side at the holidays or at a BBQ!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 287 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 21 oz can pie cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 oz box cherry jello powder
  • 1 cup coca-cola
  • 20 oz can crushed pineapple

Instructions

  1. Boil the cherries, sugar and water on the stove.
  2. Pour the mixture over the jello powder in a large bowl.

  3. Allow to cool on the counter, then add the coca-cola and pineapple.
  4. Mix together then place in the refrigerator to set for 6-8 hours.