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Pear Cooler Recipe
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"My daughter and I had eaten a cold fruit soup while on vacation. When we got home, we tried to create our own version-and wound up with this smoothie," jots Jeri Clayton of Sandy, Utah. "Everyone enjoys it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears, undrained
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 165 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Pear Cooler in Country Woman May/June 2003, p41

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2012

"I really enjoyed this smoothie. It is a great use of all the canned pears I have from the pear tree in my yard. I think next time I will try adding a little Splenda. The suggestion for yogurt also sounds good."

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"This was so yummy! I loved it. Even my Husband liked it and he is very picky about fruit drinks."

Reviewed Aug. 3, 2008

"Instead of using whipped topping mix, try plain yogurt and maybe a little O J.

Deelicious !"

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2008

"Very yummy!! My husband, daughter and I very much enjoyed this smoothie. Thanks."

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