Autumn Apple Salad
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
2/3 cup sugar
1 pkg. (3 ounces) lemon-flavored gelatin
1 pkg. (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup diced unpeeled apples
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup whipped topping, such as Cool Whip
In a saucepan, combine pineapple and sugar; bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.
Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Add cream cheese; stir until mixture is thoroughly combined. Cool.
Fold in apples, nuts, celery and whipped topping.
Pour into a 9-in. square baking pan. Chill until firm.
Cut into squares and serve on lettuce leaves.