I Love My Pear Salad

I Love My Pear Salad


"This recipe is a delightful change from the ordinary fruit mold. It uses lemon Jell-O and cream cheese. Delicious!"


4 h 20 m servings 171 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 95 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Drain pears and reserve 1 cup syrup; if needed, add water to equal 1 cup.
  2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine syrup and gelatin. Bring to a boil and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill until partially set.
  3. In a large bowl, blend the cheese and pears until smooth. Add gelatin mixture, pecans and whipped topping; blend until smooth. Pour into mold or leave in bowl. Chill for 3 hours or until firm.
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  1. 32 Ratings


I've been making this recipe for years as well, one of the tricks is that you have to blend the cream cheese and pears for a very long time. It should be totally smooth. I have always used lime ...

I make this with strawberries and strawberry jello. My husband doesn't like pears so this is perfect for us! I have had the pears and nuts and it is great! I'd reccomend using any kind of fruit ...

This is a great recipe although the picture of the green salad has absolutely nothing to do with this recipe.

This is pretty yummy! My sister in law made this recipe and brought it to a family dinner and everyone in the family has been asking for this jello every family dinner since! There are never lef...

Have loved this recipe for years. Try it with lime jello and it is even better. Nice frosty green color. Marvelous taste.

6 people tried it, 6 of us did NOT like it at all! Didn't really taste much like pear, darned if any of us could figure out what the fuss is about!

My family has also been making this for years, although without the nuts, and we've always called it "Green Monster", making it with the lime jello, of course. Our biggest trick, is to put the c...

After reading this recipe I printed it out and decided that I would make it within the week. After I made it, I was quite disappointed. It was 'okay', but definitely not something I'd prepare fo...

It does not look ANYTHING like the photo. Ingredients too mixed together. I have no idea what recipe this photo belongs to.