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Tapioca Salad

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1/2 cup baby pearl tapioca
1/2 cup sugar
3 ounces cherry gelatin
8 ounces crushed pineapple, undrained
15 ounces pitted dark sweet cherries, undrained
8 ounces whipped topping


Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a pan. Add tapioca and simmer 25 minutes. Stir in sugar and gelatin. Cool. Add pineapple, cherries and whipped topping. Pour into bowl or pan and let set.

Venita Sharp

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