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Apricot Pear Tart

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/3 c Shortbread cookie or graham
  • -cracker crumbs
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1/4 c Parkay margarine; melted
  • 1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-O
  • -brand gelatin; apricot
  • -flavor
  • 1 c Boiling water
  • 2/3 c Cold water
  • 4 oz Cool Whip whipped topping;
  • -thawed
  • 1/2 ts Ground ginger
  • 1 cn (16-oz) pear halves; drained
  • Mint leaves
  • Cinnamon stick; cut into
  • -3/4-inch pieces


MIX together cookie crumbs, sugar and margarine in small bowl. Press crumb
mixture onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

DISSOLVE gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water. Measure 3/4 cup
gelatin; set aside . Chill remaining gelatin until slightly thickened. Fold
in whipped topping and ginger. Spoon over crust.

CHILL measured gelatin until slightly thickened. Slice pears lengthwise,
cutting almost through stem ends; arrange on whipped topping mixture in
pan, fanning each pear slightly. Place mint leaf and cinnamon stick at stem
end of each pear. Carefully spoon thickened gelatin over pears and filling.
Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Run hot metal spatula or knife around edge
of pan before removing sides of pan.

MAKES 12 servings, Prep time: 30 minutes, Chill time: 3 hours

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