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Coconut Fruit Bowl

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This is a very pretty salad served in a fancy glass bowl. Easy to fix plus it has the advantage of being able to make ahead of time. Nice to serve at the holidays.

Ingredients

1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup Thompson seedless grapes
1 cup tiny marshmallows
1 can (3-1/2 ounces) flaked coconut
2 cups dairy sour cream
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Combine first five ingredients. Stir in sour cream and salt. Chill overnite. Can be garnished with a light sprinkling of coconut and maraschino cherries.

Mrs. Ellen Hanson
Cambridge




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