Hidden Treasure Strawberry Salad
2 pkgs. (3 oz. each) strawberry-flavored gelatin
1 cup boiling water
2 pkgs (10 oz. each) frozen sliced strawberries, partially thawed
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
3 medium bananas, mashed
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 pkg. (101/2 oz.) unbaked cheesecake mix
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in fruit and nuts. Pour half of gelatin
mixture into a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan. Chill until firm. Store remaining gelatin
mixture at room temperature.
Prepare cheesecake filling according to package directions. (Reserve graham
cracker crumbs for other uses.) Spoon cheesecake filling over congealed fruit
mixture. Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over filling and chill until firm.