Ambrosia

I've had this colorful fruit salad many times at cookouts and potlucks.  I had some cottage cheese that I had to use up, so this dish came to mind.  I couldn't wait for it to completely set before I dug in.

I’ve had this colorful fruit salad many times at cookouts and potlucks. I had some cottage cheese that I had to use up, so this dish came to mind. I couldn’t wait for it to completely set before I dug in.

Ambrosia

Ambrosia

I've had this colorful fruit salad many times at cookouts and potlucks. I had some cottage cheese that I had to use up, so this dish came to mind. I couldn't wait for it to completely set before I dug in.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (20 ounce) crushed pineapple, drained reserve juice
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained reserve juice
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1 package (3 ounce) cherry Jell-o
  • 1/4 cup coconut, toasted

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine crushed pineapple, oranges, cherries, marshmallows and cottage cheese.
  2. Measure juice from pineapple and oranges enough water to make 1 cup of liquid, add water if needed.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring the juice/water to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in jello until dissolved.
  5. Stir in 1 cup cold water, stirring to blend.
  6. Add jello to fruit mixture.
  7. Toss to blend well.
  8. Refrigerate 3-4 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 350F.
  10. Place coconut on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  11. Bake 5-7 minutes or until coconut is toasted, tossing once during baking.
  12. Sprinkle with toasted coconut before serving.

Notes

6 Servings

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/03/06/ambrosia/

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Comments: 2

  1. Gayle March 6, 2013 at 2:35 pm Reply

    Can’t wait to try the Ambrosia. Looks selicious Thanks

    • The Hungry Hoarder March 6, 2013 at 9:01 pm Reply

      Thank you for visiting the site, I hope you enjoy the ambrosia. Please come back and let us know how yours turned out.

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