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Title: Pear gelasaurs
Yield: 6 Servings
2 pk (6oz) fruit flavored gelatin
2 1/2 c Boiling water
2 cn (16oz) pears, drained,
8 sm Celery stalks
Completely dissolve gelatin in boiling water; cool, reserve 8 pear
halves; dice remaining pears. distribute diced pears evenly in bottom
of 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Pour gelatin mixture over pears.
Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until mixture is completely jelled.
Dip bottom of pan in warm water 15 seconds, loosen gelatin and invert
pan onto cutting board or cookie sheet. Cut with dinosaur shaped
cookie cutters. Remove to individual plates with spatula. Garnish
each with diced pear gelatin (leftover after cutting the shapes),
pear halves and celery stalks.
TIPS: Prepare several different flavors of gelatin for a colorful
variety of pear Gelasaurs. Use celery stalks or carrots for trees and
broccoli or cauliflower as bushes. Serve pear gelasaurs on a leaf or
bed of shredded lettuce to creat a swamp.
Origin: Journal American, March 31, 1993. Shared
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