To make Taste of Home's recipe for Jell-O cottage cheese salad, combine 1 cup cottage cheese and 1 packet Jell-O powder of any flavor. Next, add 1 can mandarin oranges, 1 cup crushed pineapple and 1/2 cup chopped pecans. Finally, stir in 8 ounces of frozen whipped topping.
To make CD Kitchen's recipe for Lime Jell-O Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise, dissolved a packet of lime-flavored Jell-O into 1 cup boiling water before adding other ingredients. Once the crystals have dissolved, add roughly 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Refrigerate the mixture for 1 hour. When the Jell-O has thickened, add 1 can crushed pineapple, 1 cup cottage cheese, 1/2 cup whipped topping, 1 jar maraschino cherries and 1 cup miniature marshmallows. Add 1/4 cup chopped pecans if desired. Pour into a mold or bowl with a 5-cup capacity. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, then turn the salad out onto a plate.
Mom on Timeout's recipe for Lemon Lime Jell-O Salad uses 1 packet of lemon and one packet of lime flavored Jell-O. In a 9-by-13 baking dish, dissolve the Jell-O packets and 1/4 ounce unflavored gelatin in 2 cups hot water. Stir in 1 can sweetened condensed milk, 1 cup crushed pineapple, 1 pint cottage cheese and 1 cup mayonnaise. Refrigerate for at least two hours. Cut into squares for serving.