Black Forest Fluff Recipe

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This black forest fluff recipe makes a tasty dessert that is perfect for holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s Day! Even though I mentioned holidays and parties, chocolate and cherries are good anytime for anything.



2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs
1 1/4 cups water, divided
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cherry gelatin
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 (8 oz.) container whipped topping
10 maraschino cherries, chopped
1/2 cup pecan pieces (Walnuts also work well.)


  1. Spread graham cracker crumbs in a 9×13 inch pan.
  2. Bring 1 cup of the water to a boil.
  3. Dissolve gelatin in the boiling water.
  4. Stir the remaining water and lemon juice into gelatin.
  5. Refrigerate until partially set.
  6. Fold in whipped topping, cherries, and pecans.
  7. Spread over the graham cracker crumbs.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  9. If desired, garnish with whipped topping, maraschino cherries, chocolate shavings or chocolate chips.