MANDARIN ORANGE & PINEAPPLE SALAD
1 16 oz. carton whipped topping
1 6 oz. box any flavor gelatin...use dry
1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple (drained)
1 11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
Mix all the above well and pour into 9" X 13" container with cover and refrigerate.
To this basic recipe, you may add cottage cheese, marshmallows, coconut, nuts and/or cherries before refrigerating for a more festive salad.