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Cheese Layer Susan Salad (VRP 001)

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Cheese Layer Susan Salad

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Cheese Layer Susan Salad
Yield: 10 - 12 servings

Cheese Layer Susan Salad


  • No 2 1/2 can black cherries, pitted
  • 1 package lemon flavored gelatin
  • 1 package orange flavored gelatin
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 2 packages cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese or Roquefort, crumbled
  • Canned peaches


  1. Drain the pitted drained cherries
  2. Dissolve the lemon and orange flavored gelatin in hot water
  3. Add the lemon juice
  4. Cool until syrupy
  5. Reserve 1 cup jelly
  6. To the rest add the diced celery and all but 10 - 12 cherries
  7. Pour into oblong pan about 8" x 12"
  8. Chill until set
  9. Work the 1 cup of jelly with the cream cheese and crumbled cheese
  10. Spread over cherry layer
  11. Before it is set, arrange sliced canned peaches petal fashion, with black cherries for the center at intervals
  12. When salad is cut into squares there will be a garnish for each salad
  13. Chill until firm
  14. Serve in lettuce cups with dressing

Cheese Layer Susan Salad

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