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Frosted Fruit Gelatin

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Ingredients

2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
3 to 4 medium firm bananas, sliced
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the juice to measure 1 cup and stir into gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and blueberries. Place bananas in a 13x9x2-inch dish. Pour gelatin mixture over bananas, cover and refrigerate until firm. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 8 servings.

Marion Elizabeth Erickson
Rock Island



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