Spiced Pear Layered Dessert - K
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) package gingerbread mix
  • 2 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 2 (3 1/2 ounce) packages vanilla flavor instant pudding & pie filling
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (8 ounce) container french whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans sliced pears, drained
DIRECTIONS
  1. PREPARE gingerbread as directed on package; cool completely.
  2. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  3. POUR milk into large bowl.
  4. Add dry pudding mixes and cinnamon.
  5. Beat with wire whisk 2 minute or until well blended.
  6. Gently stir in 2 cups of the whipped topping.
  7. Layer one-third each of the gingerbread cubes, pears and pudding mixture in 3-qt. serving bowl; repeat layers twice.
  8. REFRIGERATE at least 1 hour.
  9. Top with the remaining 1 cup whipped topping just before serving.
  10. Cover and refrigerate any leftover dessert.
  11. JAZZ IT UP:.
  12. Sprinkle lightly with chopped toasted Pecans or Walnuts just before serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Not quite a triffle, but just as good. Served with a BIG glass of cold milk.....YUM!!! This from the Kraft Foods.