Pear And Cream Cheese Mold Recipe

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Pear and Cream Cheese Mold

Patsy G

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@lovetocookpatsy

This is a cool and easy salad or dessert for the summer. I used to make it when I was young and still do!


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Serves:

12 servings

Ingredients

1 (6 oz. pkg )lime jello
1/2 t. salt
2 c boiling water
1 t. lemon juice
1 (1 pound 13-oz.) can pear halves
cold water
1/8 t. ginger
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
1/2 c chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dissolve jello and salt in boiling water.
Stir in lemon juice. Drain pears,reserving syrup.
Measure syrup,add enough cold water to make 1 1/2 c and stir into jello.
Pour half the jello into bowl and chill until thickened.
Dice pears and fold into thickened jello and spoon mixture into 1 1/2 quart mold.
Chill until set,but not firm.
Chill remaining half of jello mixture until slightly thickened.
In a large bowl,add cream cheese,gradually blend in slightly thickened jello and ginger, beating with a mixer until light and fluffy and thickened.Stir in nuts. Spoon over set jello in mold and chill until firm. Unmold and garnish with salad greens ,if desired.

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