Light and fluffy, this colorful salad is a very flavorful family favorite. When I made it for my husband's family before we were married, we all joked about not being able to find any pears, so the name stuck.
"Whole milk and butter give this delicious pudding its rich creamy flavor," explains Gayle Becker of Mt. Clemens, Michigan. "For a fat-free version, leave out the butter and substitute water for the 2 cups milk in the pudding. Since the mix already includes nonfat dry milk, it will still be creamy and calcium-rich."
The pie recipe is a refreshing dessert perfect for a summer meal. This cool, creamy sweet/tart pie hits the spot on a hot day...and you don't have to heat the oven to make it! With its easy of preparation, this recipe is a great way to get kids helping in the kitchen.—Wilma Rusk, Bringhurst, Indiana