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Ingredients

1 cup margarine (soft)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup pecans (chopped)
1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup powdered sugar
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 cup water or peach juice
3 tablespoons corn starch
3 tablespoons peach jello mix

Instructions

For the crust, mix margarine, brown sugar, pecans and flour in a 1 quart bowl and press in a 9x13 pan. Bake 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Mix together powdered sugar and cream cheese in a 1 quart bowl and spread over cooled crust. Boil sugar, water or peach juice, and corn starch in a 1 quart pan and let thicken. Remove from heat. Add 4 cup of peaches (cut up) and 3 tablespoons of peach jello mix. Pour over filling.

Jodi Martin, Cambridge



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