Your taste buds will thank you after trying this Blueberry Jello Salad! The combination is a heavenly mix that tastes divine! You will wonder where it has been your whole life!
We recently attended our niece’s baptism. After the baptism her family held a dinner with family and friends and that is where I was introduced to what might possibly be my favorite Jello Salad ever.
It was a delicious Blueberry Jello salad with cream cheese and whipped cream with a mixed nut topping.
Ah. I definitely went back for seconds and was dying to get my hands on the recipe!
While my sister couldn’t remember to brought the dish to the dinner, I decided to get to work at replicating it and I have to say- this tastes just like it!
This is one recipe that we will make again and again, and I hope you do, too.
What can I serve with Jello Salad?
We first enjoyed this dish at a pot luck dinner. The main dish was pulled pork sandwiches and I thought this was a perfect side for that!
But let’s be real- can serve anything with Jello salad!
Here are a few of our favorite dishes to serve alongside Blueberry Jello Salad.
I wouldn’t recommend using substitutions for this recipe.
However, you can always leave the nut topping off, use low- fat or fat-free versions of Jello or whipped cream and if you can’t find the flavors of Jello needed just pick flavors that are comparable.
Other options could be strawberry or grape jello.
How long will Jello Salad keep in the fridge? If properly stored in an airtight container it should be good for 1-2 days.
Can I make Jello Salad ahead of time? Yes. I would recommend making it several hours ahead of time to allow the flavors to mesh. Be sure to serve within 24 hours. If doing so, put the nuts on right before serving.
Can I double this recipe? Always!
Can I leave the nuts off? Yes, you can.
Jello with Blueberries
4 cups water
3 ounce berry blue jello
3 ounce raspberry jello
3 ounce vanilla pudding
1/2 cup cold water
1 8 ounce container blueberries
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2/3 container cool whip or 2 cups homemade whipped cream
Mixed nut topping
Bring 4 cups of water to a roaring boil in a saucepan.
Remove from heat and quickly whisk in the jello and pudding mixes. Add 1/2 cup cold water.
Pour jello into a glass dish (the larger it is, the thinner the jello layer).
Add the blueberries throughout the jello.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4-5 hours.
After 4-5 hours, beat together softened cream cheese and Cool Whip or whipped cream.
Spread on top of the jello and sprinkle with the mixed nuts.
- 4 cups water
- 3 ounce berry blue jello
- 3 ounce raspberry jello
- 3 ounce vanilla pudding
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1 8 ounce container blueberries
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2/3 container cool whip or 2 cups homemade whipped cream
- Mixed nut topping
- Bring 4 cups of water to a roaring boil in a saucepan.
- Remove from heat and quickly whisk in the jello and pudding mixes. Add 1/2 cup cold water.
- Pour jello into a glass dish (the larger it is, the thinner the jello layer).
- Add the blueberries throughout the jello.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4-5 hours.
- After 4-5 hours, beat together softened cream cheese and Cool Whip or whipped cream.
- Spread on top of the jello and sprinkle with the mixed nuts.
Can You Freeze Jello Salad?
No, please don’t freeze this dish for later consumption. It will become too mushy to enjoy later on.
Other Jello Salad Recipes
We have an ever-expanding collection of jello salad recipes on Simply Side Dishes:
Enjoy this simple and delightful blueberry Jello salad. It’s super easy to make and will be a home run!
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Katie Clark is a mom of three with a passion for creating home-cooked meals every night for her family. She has learned the skill of cooking from the time she was young and comes from a long-line of women who love to cook. Over the years, she has developed this skill to not only help her family but thousands around the world with her popular copycat recipes, jello salads, and twists on traditional favorites. She has a degree in journalism and loves to help others succeed in getting dinner on the table!