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Cottage Cheese Melon Dessert Elegant

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Ingredients
  Frozen melon balls 32 Ounce, thawed and drained, reserve syrup (2 Packages Of 16 Ounce Each)
  Lemon flavored gelatin 6 Ounce (2 Packages Of 3 Ounce Each)
  Creamed cottage cheese 2 Pound, sieved (Large Curd)
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs), whipped to soft peaks
  Zwieback crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Chop melon balls; set aside.
Bring reserved melon syrup to boiling; pour over gelatin in a bowl and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
Cool.
Stir in 3 cups of the cottage cheese and then the melon balls; fold in whipped cream.
Turn into a 9-inch tubed pan rinsed in cold water.
Mix crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and nuts; blend in melted butter.
Sprinkle evenly over top and press gently.
Chill until firm, 6 to 8 hours.
Unmold (crumb side will be down).
Mix the remaining cottage cheese with a blend of the remaining sugar and nutmeg.
Using a pastry bag and star tube, decorate as desired with the flavored cheese

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party

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