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Grasshopper Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marj Jensen
Added: Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
One 6 oz lime jello
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups boiling water
1 1/2 cups cold water
1/2 tsp peppermint extract or creme de menthe
2 cups prepared Dream Whip

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve gelatin and sugar in boiling water. Add cold water and flavoring, chill 2 1/2 cups in a bowl 'til slightly thickened. Chill rest in 9 x 5 loaf pan until firm, cut into 1/2" cubes. Blend topping with slighlty thickened gelatin. Pour into 4 cup serving bowl. Chill 'til firm. Arrange cubes on top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Always served at Jensen family Christmas.

 

 

 

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