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Serves 8

Ingredients

1 (29 ounce) can pears in syrup
1 (3 ounce) package lime gelatin
2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese
2 tablespoons milk
1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip

Instructions

Drain pears, reserving 1 cup of syrup. Mash pears with a mixer and set aside. Heat pear syrup in a small saucepan, pour over the gelatin in a small bowl and stir until dissolved. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in the hot gelatin. Refrigerate until slightly thickened. Fold in the pears and Cool Whip and chill until firm.

Karen Miller



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