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Ingredients

2 cups crushed pineapple (not drained)
1/2 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon cherry juice
6 ounces cream cheese
12 maraschino cherries, chopped
2 cups Cool Whip

Instructions

Heat pineapple with sugar just long enough for sugar to dissolve. Dissolve gelatin in 1/4 cup of cold water, then add to the pineapple. Stir until melted. Add lemon and cherry juices. Mash cream cheese. Cut cherries and add to the cheese. Add pineapple mixture to the cheese a little at a time. Mix together thoroughly. Chill until slightly thickened then add Cool Whip. Put in refrigerator overnight.

Jane Jessee
Moline



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