Seafoam salad

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Seafoam salad
Alternative names Orange salad
Type Dessert
Place of origin United States
Created by F. W. Woolworth Company
Main ingredients Lime or orange-flavoured gelatin, cream cheese, pears, maraschino cherries, whipped cream
Cookbook: Seafoam salad  Media: Seafoam salad

Seafoam salad, also known as orange salad, is a cafeteria and buffet staple popularized by F. W. Woolworth's lunch counters. Seafoam salad is often considered a dessert and is one of many dessert salads. It is composed of green gelatin, cream cheese, pears, maraschino cherries and whipped cream topping. Orange salad uses orange-flavored gelatin instead of lime.

Multiple versions of the recipe exist. Variations include substituting crushed pineapple for pears or adding mayonnaise and nuts to the mixture.

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