6 ounce Apricot Jell-O
4 ounce Cool Whip
8 ounce cream cheese, room temperature
2/3 cup sugar
1 (16-ounce) can pineapple, drained
2 junior size apricot tapioca pudding (baby food)
2/3 cup water
Bring water and sugar to a boil and then add Jell-O.
Mix baby food and softened cream cheese together, use a hand beater. Then add well-drained pineapple. Gently fold into 1 pint (2 cups) Cool Whip.
Pour into mold and refrigerate.
Similar recipes add 1/2 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts to the mixture and then top the salad with additional nuts once the apricot salad has become firm.
This is a traditional congealed salad that makes any meal special. This a great congealed salad to add to your Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter dinner.