Family favorite: Meteorologist Bekah Birdsall makes Cherry Jell-O Salad

We show you how to make it in the QC Kitchen!

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - “WBTV Family Recipes” is back! Today, Meteorologist Bekah Birdsall whips up a tasty treat that her great-grandmother, Betty, used to make when Bekah was a kid.

It’s a cherry Jell-O salad and it was one of Bekah’s favorites! Here’s how you can make it at home.


  • 1 can of cherries
  • 1 large package of cherry JELL-O (6oz)
  • ¼ pkg of Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Drain juice from the cherry can. Set cherries aside
  • Add juice and three cups of water to a pot and boil
  • Stir the mixture over the package of JELL-O in a large bowl and let it sit
  • Cut small holes in the cherries and stuff them with cream cheese
  • Place stuffed cherries in a shallow dish. Pour the Jell-O mixture over the cherries
  • Add pecans or desired toppings to the top and let it sit

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