1. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, let cool to lukewarm.
2. Stir in gelatin and sweetened condensed milk.
3. Add drained pineapple, stir.
4. Add whipped topping and pecans.
For a lighter salad add an extra container of whipped topping. For a different texture, you can add 1/2 to 1 cup shredded coconut.