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Classic Pear Lime Jello Lush

Love the old classic recipes. This Pear lime Jello Lush is so special and so luscious. Great for any holiday table yet easy enough for any weeknight. Enjoy!
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Jello, Lime Lush, lush, pear
Servings 12
Author Pam


  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 6 ounce or two 3 ounce boxes lime jello, I used sugar free
  • 15 ounces pears in juice, no sugar added, cut into small pieces (Use all or half the can of pears, depending how chunky you want the lush to be)
  • 3 ounces I used reduced fat or Neufchatel cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows, if you can find the colored marshmallows that would be pretty too.
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, this is optional
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups Cool Whip or Truwhip whipped topping, thawed


  1. 1.In a large mixing bowl, dissolve Jello in boiling water. Let cool a few minutes. Then, pour into a blender. Add juice from pears along with the softened cream cheese. Cover and whirl until smooth.

    2.Pour mixture back into mixing bowl. Gently fold in whipped topping. Add marshmallows, chopped pears and pecans.

    3.Pour into mold or large serving bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 5 hours or overnight. Check to make sure it’s firm. Still jiggly–it’s Jello!

    4.To unmold, dip the bottom of the bowl or mold into hot tap water to loosen. Then, invert onto a serving plate. Look how beautiful! Enjoy!!