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Ingredients

6 ounce orange jello
1 can (16 ounces) crushed pineapple
2 cups boiling water
2 cups frozen or fresh peaches, drained
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 egg
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 package Dream Whip, whipped

Instructions

Dissolve jello in boiling water. Drain pineapple and add enough water to the juice to make 1-1/2 cups. Add 3/4 cup liquid to jello and chill until syrupy. Spread peaches over bottom of 9x13-inch pan, add jello mixture and chill until firm. Combine sugar, flour, remaining 3/4 cup liquid and beaten egg. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thick and smooth. Stir in butter. Let mixture cool, then chill. Fold pineapple, marshmallows, cheese and cream whip into mixture. Spread over jello. Sprinkle with a little of the shredded cheese. Chill, covered, overnight.

Teri Walters
Geneseo




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