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Monday, April 29, 2013

2500 Recipes Cookbook Giveaway: Hidden Pear Gelatin Salad

Sharon Reinhardt of West Bloomfield submitted this recipe and is now entered in my 2500 Recipes Cookbook Giveaway.
She says even the men in her family love this recipe and she usually doubles it.

Hidden Pear Gelatin Salad

1 16-oz. can pear halves
1 3-oz. box Jello. (Sharon uses orange)
1 Cup or 1/2 of an 8 oz. tub of Cool Whip
2 Tbl milk
1 8-oz. pkg cream cheese

Drain pears reserving juice.
Place juice in a small saucepan, bring to a boil. Remove from heat and dissolve dry box of jello into juice. Stir until dissolved.
Cool slightly.
In a medium bowl mash pears with a potato masher. Mix in cream cheese and milk. Beat with an electric mixer till smooth.
Add jello and juice mixture into above and mix again with beater.
Fold in cool whip and refrigerate.

Thank you for sharing your recipe Sharon Reinhardt of West Bloomfield!

Want to be entered in the drawing to win this cookbook, it's simple. Here's how:

To Enter:
Email one of your favorite recipes to me at or if you prefer, you can send by mail: Vicki Arsenault, The Oakland Press, 48 W. Huron St., Pontiac, MI 48342.  If sending by mail, please include a contact number for questions or notifying the winner.
If you have a photo, please send that along with your recipe.
The drawing will be held on May 14.The winning recipe will be posted here, on the Oakland Press website and in print. 

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