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circus peanut jello salad

Circus Peanut Jello Salad

Circus Peanut Jello Salad is a light and fluffy classic jello salad recipe that will bring back memories of childhood!  Orange Jello combines with circus peanut candy, pineapple and cool whip for an unforgettable treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12
Author Nichole


  • 2 3 ounce Boxes Orange Jello
  • 25 Circus Peanut Candies Cut into small pieces
  • 3 Cups Boiling Water
  • 1 16 Ounce Can Crushed Pineapple, drained
  • 1 Container Whipped Topping


  • Stir the jello and cut up circus peanuts into boiling water until dissolved. Chill mixture for 1-2 hours until almost firm.
  • Drain the pineapple and fold into the cool whip.
  • Fold the cool whip mixture into gelatin.
  • Pour mixture into a 9x13 inch pan. Chill until ready to serve.


NOTE:  Cook time listed is chill time.