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Cucumber and Pineapple Salad

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon gelatin, any color
2/3 cup plus 4 tablespoons cold water
3/4 cup boiling water
6 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 cup whipped cream
Pineapple, diced
Cucumbers, diced

Instructions

Mix gelatin with 4 tablespoons cold water and let soften. Add softened gelatin to boiling water. Add remaining cold water, lemon juice, sugar and stir until sugar dissolves. Add equal parts of diced cucumber and pineapple. When partially set, fold in mayonnaise and whipped cream. Pour into a square 8x8-inch pan. Chill. Cut into nine squares for serving.

Kay Davis, Milan



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