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Candy Corn Jell-O Salad

by Laura

I have been seeing candy corn inspired recipes everywhere lately and took that inspiration to do my own for Halloween dinner week.  So, I thought it would be fun to do a layer Jell-O salad using those candy corn colors.  I did my individual servings of Candy Corn Jell-O Salad in custard cups. However,you can always make it in a 9 x 9 baking dish too.

Not only does the salad have the fun layers but it tastes delicious.  It begins with some island pineapple flavored Jell-O with some crushed pineapple mixed in.  Next is a layer of orange Jell-O that you mix with some whipped cream to make a creamy orange layer.  Then it is all topped off with whipped cream.  So yummy and fruity – it could even pass for dessert.

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Candy Corn Jell-O Salad

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Candy Corn Jell-O Salad


  • 1 (3 oz) pkg Island Pineapple Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 (8 oz) can crushed pineapple, drain and reserve juice
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 (3 oz) pkg Orange Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Combine the first 1 cup boiling water with the pkg of pineapple Jell-O. Stir until dissolved.
  2. In a liquid measure, add reserved pineapple juice. Add enough cold water to make 1/2 cup. Then add ice cubes to make 1 cup.
  3. Add the ice juice mixture to the pineapple Jell-O mixture and stir until ice is dissolved. If any small pieces of ice remain, remove.
  4. Add crushed pineapple to the mixture and place in a 9 x 9 square dish or divide between 8 custard cups.
  5. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  6. In the meantime, whip the whipping cream until firm peaks form. Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla until well blend. Place in refrigerator for later use.
  7. Combine the second 1 cup boiling water with the pkg of orange Jell-O. Stir until dissolved.
  8. In a liquid measure, measure 1/2 cup cold water. Then add ice cubes to make 1 cup.
  9. Add the ice juice mixture to the orange Jell-O mixture and stir until ice is dissolved. If any small pieces of ice remain, remove.
  10. Blend in 1/3 cup of the whipped cream until blended. Pour mixture on top of set pineapple layer of Jell-O and chill for 1 hour until set.
  11. Top Jell-O with remaining whipped cream and serve. Serves 8-9
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Heather of Kitchen Concoctions October 26, 2011 - 12:54 pm

Candy corn treats have been very popular this year! I made a Candy Corn Breakfast Parfait and shared it as part of my Halloween week. This Candy Corn Jello Salad looks like a great desert option, and I am thinking would be neat made in a Jello mold.


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