1 small can crushed pineapple
1/2 cup sugar
1 envelope gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1 (8 oz.) package softened cream cheese
1/2 pint whipping cream
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 small bottle red cherries, drained and halved
Drain juice from pineapple. Add to juice 1/2 cup sugar and let boil until syrupy (just a few minutes).
Dissolve gelatin in 1/2 cup cold water and add to warm syrup, stirring until completely dissolved.
Mash cream cheese and add to pineapple.
When syrup is cooled, add cream cheese, pineapple, whipped cream, pecans, and cherries.
Place in mold and chill.
Note: This can also be a very delicious dessert, and can be placed in individual molds as well as one large mold. Very festive but can be made any time of the year.