Creamy Pear Salad
1 (16 ounce) can pears, liquid drained and reserved
1 small box lime gelatin
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1 envelope whipped topping mix
In a saucepan, bring pear liquid to a boil.
Stir in gelatin until dissolved.
Remove from the heat and cool at room temperature until syrupy.
Meanwhile, puree pears in a blender.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and lemon juice until fluffy and smooth.
Add pureed pears and mix well.
Prepare whipped topping according to package directions; fold into pear mixture.
Fold in cooled gelatin.
Pour into an oiled 4 1/2 cup mold.
Just before serving, unmold salad onto a lettuce-lined platter.
Yields 6 to 8 servings.
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