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This salad is great as a side dish or a dessert. You may substitute 3-4 bananas in place of the second can of mandarin oranges.

Ingredients

1 package (3 ounces) instant pudding mix
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 container (8 ounces) Cool Whip
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
2 cans (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges
1 pound bunch red seedless grapes
14-16 chocolate striped shortbread cookies

Instructions

Mix pudding mix, milk and vinegar. Beat until thick and smooth. Add Cool Whip and mix. Refrigerate overnight or for several hours. Drain canned fruit. Add to pudding mix. Add grapes. Mix refrigerate. Just before serving, crush cookies and mix into salad.

Christine Gibney
Davenport




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