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Ingredients

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 carton (8 ounces) Cool Whip topping, thawed
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
2 cans (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges, drained
Maraschino cherries and orange wedges, optional

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and whipped topping. Stir in pie filling. Set aside 1/4 cup oranges for garnish. Fold remaining oranges into cream cheese mixture. Transfer to a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before cutting. Garnish with reserved mandarin oranges and cherries, if desired. Serves 12.

Connie Levrouw
Moline



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