Creamy Fruited Lime Salad
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 pkg. (8-serving size) lime gelatin
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1 cup cottage cheese
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 cup thawed whipped topping
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
STIR boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in pineapple. Refrigerate 1-1/4 hours or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).
STIR cottage cheese into cream cheese in separate bowl until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping until smooth. Beat into slightly thickened gelatin with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in walnuts and cherries. Pour into 6-cup mold sprayed with cooking spray.
REFRIGERATE 4 hours or until firm. Unmold. Store leftover salad in refrigerator.