Hidden Treasure Strawberry Salad
|Title:||Hidden Treasure Strawberry Salad|
2 (3 ounce) boxes strawberry gelatin
1 cup boiling water
2 (10 ounce) packages frozen sliced strawberries, partially thawed
1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
3 medium bananas, mashed
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 (10 1/2 ounce) box unbaked cheesecake mix
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in fruit and nuts. Pour half of gelatin mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Chill until firm. Store remaining gelatin mixture at room temperature.
Prepare cheesecake filling according to package directions. (Reserve graham cracker crumbs for other uses.) Spoon cheesecake filling over congealed fruit mixture. Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over filling and chill until firm.