Fruit Punch Gelatin Salad
3 3-oz. pkgs. mixed fruit gelatin
3 C. boiling water
2 1/2 C. cold water
1 14.5 oz. can fruit cocktail, drained
1 C. flaked coconut
1 C. miniature marshmallows
Place gelatin in a mixing bowl. Add 3 cups of boiling water, stir to dissolve gelatin. Place the two and one half cups of cold water in gelatin and blend thoroughly. Pour one cup of gelatin in small bowl and set aside and do not chill.
Place gelatin in a serving dish or 13 x 9 pan. Chill gelatin until soft set.
When gelatin is soft set remove from refrigerator. Place fruit cocktail that has been drained, on top of gelatin. Sprinkle coconut on top of fruit cocktail. Place marshmallows on top of all and arrange evenly.
Press all very lightly with a spoon. Finally pour the reserved liquid gelatin mixture on top of marshmallows. Place gelatin back into the refrigerator until the salad is completely set.
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