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Ingredients

3 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
3 cups boiling water
2 ripe bananas, sliced
1 can (20 ounce) crushed pineapple
1 package (16 ounce) frozen strawberries
1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add bananas, pineapple and strawberries. Reserve half of the mixture at room temperature. Pour remainder into 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate until firm. Serves 12 to 15.

Mix cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until well-blended. Spread over chilled layer. Gently spoon reserved gelatin mixture on top. Refrigerate until firm.

Ruby McKelvey
Aledo



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