May 3, 2007

Christmas Salad

Filed under: Holiday Recipes — recipemania @ 10:19 pm

Roxey Wolff, Missouri
2 (9 oz.) cans pears, or 3-1/2 c., drained, reserving liquid
2 c. liquid (pear juice + water, if needed)
6 oz. package lime Jello
12 oz. softened cream cheese
2 c. (1 pint) whipping cream whipped (I use Cool Whip)
1 c. maraschino cherries, drained & chopped
1/2 c. chopped nuts (I use pecans)
Heat liquid to boiling, add Jello & stir to dissolve. Chill till slightly thickened but not set;
beat till frothy. Add pears and cream cheese; beat till smooth. Fold in whipped cream,
cherries, nuts. Pour into oiled 12 c. mold or 13×9 pan. Chill till firm, about 2 hours. (We
don’t always wait till Christmas to have this!


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