Blueberry Jell-O Salad

Blueberry Jello Salad

This Blueberry Jell-O Salad recipe is a fun variation from the original Jell-O salad.  My kids beg for this!  The pineapple gives it a chunkier texture.  But if you don’t like the thicker texture, just omit the pineapple and it is still delicious!

Blueberry Jell-O Salad

Blueberry Jell-O Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 c. boiling water
  • 2 boxes (3 oz.) blackberry Jell-O
  • 1 can (16 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 can blueberry pie filling
  • Topping
  • 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbls. sugar
  • 1 (16 oz.) Cool Whip, softened

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine Jell-O and boiling water. Stir until dissolved. Mix in pineapple and pie filling. Pour into 9x13 inch pan and refrigerate about 2 hours until firm.
  • Topping: Mix cream cheese and sugar together well. Stir in Cool Whip. Spread over set Jell-O. Refrigerate at least half an hour before serving.
  • This recipe is also yummy using cherry Jell-O and cherry pie filling!
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Comments

  1. amber says:

    Love this jello salad, we make it and my kids think they get dessert first!! Awesome mom trick!

  2. Bobbi Spargo says:

    Thanks for the recipe. My mom always made different jello salads and I’ve always loved them, but they’ve all been green, red or orange. Can’t wait to have purple!

  3. Sarah says:

    Anyone have a suggestion of how to make this with fresh berries rather than pie filling?

    • Patti says:

      I use a can of blueberries in the syrup, instead of the pie filling. My topping is with sour cream and cream cheese in stead of cool whip.

      • ILYNN says:

        Hi Patti,
        I am interested in your SOUR CREAM with cream cheese. Would you, please, send me your recipe. The checkout clerk at Walmart verbally gave me the recipe: Cherry Jello, Crushed Pineapple, Cherry Pie Filling. After that sets, spread it with Cream Cheese and Sour Cream.

  4. Barb Jacobs says:

    I couldn’t find blackberry Jell-o in any of our local stores. I’m planning on trying this using either raspberry or grape….any thoughts on this?

    • Erica says:

      I’m sure it would be just fine. Let us know how it turns out!

      • Barb Jacobs says:

        I used the grape Jell-O instead of the blackberry. It was delicious!

        • Echo says:

          Thank you for sharing your idea. I’ll have to try the grape Jell-O next time I make it!

    • Rosemary says:

      I have a friend that uses grape very good,

    • Patti says:

      I use the grape jello. Never tried it with blackberry.

      • Roxanna says:

        Has anyone tried it without the pineapple?

  5. Carla Davis says:

    I use berry blue hello. In topping use cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and vanilla.

  6. Lisa says:

    This is very good using Raspberry Jello and Raspberry pie filling too!

    • Echo says:

      Thanks for your comment! We love to hear new ideas and tips!

  7. doris says:

    can you use frsh blueberry instead of can

    • Echo says:

      Yes, you can. The texture will be a little different because the blueberries won’t be cooked and in the blueberry glaze. The bottom layer will just be Jell-O with added fruit. With the fresh blueberries and topping, it will be delicious!

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