I go through phases where I like to cook or bake, but I always take shortcuts in the kitchen. Cooking or baking to me is like painting or playing dress-up. It is supposed to be fun and totally inspired by the whim of the moment. Who cares if it comes out terribly? (Unless, of course, you are serving guests and they have no other options.)
I felt like making something the other day for no real occasion, although I later realized I had a party I could bring this to, so it worked out: My work was not for naught. This recipe involves no actual baking (unless you make your own crust) and takes 10-15 minutes to prepare. I think it looks kind of pretty and have yet to find out what it tastes like. Hopefully good? Like I said, kitchen experiments are fun, are projects, and are not to be taken too seriously.
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1 8-oz package cream cheese, room temperature
1 16-oz package whipped topping
1 package lemon gelatin
1/2 cup water
1 9 1/2 round pre-made graham-cracker pie crust
5 kiwis, washed, peeled and sliced
1. Mix the first four ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
2. Pour into pie crust. Top with kiwi slices.
3. Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours. Enjoy!