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Ingredients

1/2 cup evaporated milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 ounce package cream cheese
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sliced dates
1/2 cup crushed pineapple
lettuce

Instructions

Chill milk in refrigerator freezer tray until ice crystals are formed. Remove to a chilled bowl and beat until smooth. Add lemon juice and continue beating until very stiff. Blend softened cream cheese and blend with the mayonnaise until smooth. Fold thoroughly but lightly into whipped milk, then add dates and pineapple. Turn into waxed paper-lined refrigerator tray. Freeze until firm, at least four hours. Cut in slices or squares and serve plain on lettuce or top with mayonnaise that has been folded into whipped cream. Makes 6 servings.

Barbara Dunbar
Coal Valley



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