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Frosted Honeydew Crescents

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Ingredients
  Canned fruit cocktail 29 Ounce (1 Can)
  Strawberry flavored gelatin 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tiny marshmallows 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honeydew melon 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Drain syrup from fruit cocktail. Measure and reserve 2 cups and set aside.
2. In a small bowl add the gelatin and pour over the hot water. Stir until dissolved completely.

MAKING
3. To gelatin mixture, add 1 1/4 cups syrup and lemon juice and let cool till lukewarm.
4. In the meantime, place cream cheese in a bowl and whisk with a fork or wire whisk until creamy.
5. Add mayonnaise or salad dressing to it and blend.
6. Fold this mixture into the gelatin mixture.
7. Fold in fruit, marsh-mallows and cherries.
8. Add the cream in a clean dry bowl and beat with an electric mixer until stiff and stands in soft peaks.
9. Place bowl of fruit-gelatin mixture in a larger bowl or pan filled with ice cubes.
10. Fold in whipped cream. Keep folding the mixture frequently after every 3-4 minutes until mixture starts to semi set.
11. Pour into 2 ice-cube trays or an 8-cup shallow pan.
12. Freeze for 3 hours until set.

FINALIZING
13. Cut honeydew into 8 wedges scooping out and discarding seeds and fibers.

SERVING
14. On 8 individual dessert plates, place a melon wedge.
15. Spoon frozen fruit mixture onto each wedge.
16. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Freezed
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Melon
Servings: 
8

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