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You can tell how old this recipe is by the real whipped cream and the size of the ice cube tray. This is nice to have handy in the freezer when you have unexpected guests.

Ingredients

6 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
7 ounces dates, chopped
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple with juice
1 bottle (5 ounces) maraschino cherries, cut in quarters
1/2 pint heavy cream, whipped
1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Blend cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Add chopped dates, pineapple, cherries, nuts. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into large ice cube tray or a 9x9-inch pan and freeze.

Gerry Harmon
Aledo




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