An elegant dish for a special occasion is this easy, make-ahead frozen fruit salad.
Time to prepare: 20 minutes
| 1 can(1 Ib.) fruit cocktail
1 can (1 Ib.) apricot halves
1 can (1 Ib) chunk pineapple
4 oz. miniature marshmallows
1 pkg. unflavored gelatin
1 jar (4 oz.) maraschino cherries
4 oz. soft cream cheese
1/2 cup salad dressing
3/4 cup whipping cream, whipped
Extra apricots and mint for garnish
| Drain fruit cocktail, apricots and pineapple. Reserve juices. Place
fruit into large bowl. Add marshmallows Set aside.
Place fruit juices into saucepan. Stir in gelatin. Place over medium heat. Heat, stirring, until gelatin is dissolved.
Cool slightly. Pour over fruit. Stir in diced cherries and cherry
In separate bowl, blend together cream cheese and salad dressing, Add to fruit mixture, mixing well.
Cover and chill until partially set. Fold in whipped cream. Transfer
Cover and place in freezer 4 to 6 hrs. or overnight. Cut into squares to serve. Garnish with apricots and
|Good served with: Baked ham, Potatoes Ana and glazed carrots.|