1 package black cherry gelatin
1 can bing cherries
1 small can pineapple
1 3-ounce package of cream cheese
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup cold cola
Warm cream cheese, then mix with dry gelatin. Drain juice from a can of cherries and the can of pineapple to make one cup. Heat the juices together in a saucepan to the boiling point, then pour over the gelatin and cream cheese mixture.
Put it in the refrigerator until it’s thick and syrupy. Add one cup of cold cola and return it to the refrigerator until mixture is again of syrupy consistency. Add cut-up cherries, pineapple and pecans. Chilll in a mold until firm.
– Mrs H M Bergeron, Marshall, Texas
Published in The Marshall News Messenger, Texas – December 10, 1965