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creamy strawberry cottage cheese jello in a cup and in a bowl with fresh strawberries
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Cottage Cheese Jello Salad

This creamy, dreamy Cottage Cheese Jello Salad is one of my favorite treats once the weather turns warm in the spring and summer.  It's perfect for potlucks, backyard barbecues, and family reunions!
Prep Time5 mins
Chilling Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Amy Nash


  • 3 ounces jello, any flavor
  • 15 ounces crushed pineapple, drained
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip, thawed


  • Combine cottage cheese, pineapple, and gelatin in a bowl, stirring well.
  • Fold the Cool Whip in with the other ingredients until combined.  Try not to overmix and deflate the Cool Whip.
  • Transfer to a clean serving bowl, then cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1mg