A wonderful fruit salad surely to please all family members.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/8 cup maraschino cherry juice
- 8 leaves of lettuce
- 2 (15 ounce) cans pear halves
- 8 maraschino cherries
- 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Mix together the cream cheese and pecans. Refrigerate until chilled.
Blend together the mayonnaise and cherry syrup. Refrigerate until chilled.
Arrange lettuce leaves on individual plates. Place a pear half on lettuce.
Place a round ball of cream cheese mixture in the pear half. Top with a spoonful of mayonnaise mixture and place one maraschino cherry on top.
Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.