1 (6 oz) pkg. raspberry flavored gelatin
2 c. boiling water
1 2/3 c. cola beverage
1 c. pecans, coarsely chopped
1 c. maraschino cherries, drained and cut in eights
Empty the flavored gelatin into a bowl. Add the boiling water and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in the cola beverage.
Chill in fridge or over ice and water until gelatin mixture is slightly thicker than consisistency of thick, unbeaten egg whites. If chilled in fridge, stir occasionally; if chilled over ice and water, stir frequently.
When gelatin mixture is of desired consistency, mix in the pecans and cherries. Turn into a 1 1/2 qt. mold which has been rinsed with cold water and drained. Chill in fridge until firm. Run tip of knife carefully around edge of mold. Invert onto a chilled serving plate.