This is a nice molded gelatin salad that looks quite wonderful when un-molded. Lime gelatin is dissolved in pear juice and then folded into beaten cream cheese and chilled. Just before placing in a mold, whipped topping and pureed pears are folded in. Mak
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 2 (15 ounce) cans pear halves
- 1 (3 ounce) package lime flavored gelatin mix
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup reserved pear juice to boiling. Pour over lime gelatin in a small bowl; stir until dissolved. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with milk until smooth. Blend in gelatin mixture. Chill in the refrigerator until partially thickened, about 20 to 30 minutes.
In a small bowl, mash pears until smooth. Fold pears and whipped topping into gelatin mixture. Pour into a mold. Chill until set, about 2 to 3 hours.
Dip mold in warm water for approximately 5 seconds. Invert onto a serving plate