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Christmas Trees

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Christmas Trees just adds an added tang to the Christmas celebration. However, there is no rule that you can try this dish only on the Christmas day, give this yummy Christmas Trees a try whenever you fill it’s the time to celebrate.
  Crushed pineapple 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lime gelatin 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
  Broken pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Whipped cream 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed For Garnish)

Drain pineapple, reserving juice; add enough water to juice to make 1 cup.
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water; add juice water mixture.
Chill until partially set.
Fold in whipped cream.
Fold in cottage cheese which has been put through a fine sieve, pineapple, nuts and cherries; blend well.
Pour into pointed waxed paper cups to chill.
Unmold on a bed of let tuce; garnish with mayonnaise and fluffed whipped cream.
Let a small amount run down the sides of each tree.
Top with a cherry wedge.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 228 Calories from Fat 139

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.7 mg13.6%

Sodium 100.2 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 16.3 g

Protein 3 g5.8%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Christmas Trees Recipe