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Laffy Taffy Salad

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons all purpose flour

1 large can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits (drain and save juice)

1/2 cup sugar

1-1/2 tablespoons white vinegar

1 large egg, well beaten

1 large (12 ounces) Cool Whip

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1-1/2 cups Spanish salted party peanuts

2 cups unpeeled, diced Granny Smith apples

2 or 3 king-size Snickers candy bars, cut into small pieces (optional)

Instructions

In a saucepan, mix flour, pineapple juice, sugar, vinegar and egg to make sauce. Cook until thickened. Cool completely. In large bowl, mix together Cool Whip and sauce. Then fold in pineapple tidbits, marshmallows, nuts, apples and Snickers. Can be served immediately or chilled.

Joan Holmes
Moline



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