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Ingredients

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 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 container (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 saucepan, mix flour, pineapple juice, sugar, vinegar and egg to make sauce. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool completely. In large bowl, mix together Cool Whip and cooked sauce. Gently fold in pineapple tidbits, marshmallows, nuts, diced apples and pieces of Snicker bars. Serve immediately. Chill in refrigerator if going to serve later.

Joan Holmes
Moline



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