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"Very popular at holidays; a must at the table!"

Ingredients

3 packages (3 ounces each) strawberry gelatin
3 cups boiling water
2 ripe bananas
1 package (16 ounces) frozen strawberries
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

In large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Slice bananas into gelatin mixture; stir in frozen strawberries and undrained pineapple. Pour half of mixture in 13x9-inch pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. (Reserve other half of gelatin mixture.) In a bowl, beat cream cheese with sour cream and sugar; spread over chilled layer. Gently spoon remaining gelatin mixture on top. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours

Renae Pancrazio
Silvis




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