Appetizers and Salads

 

 

AMBROSIA FRUIT SALAD

 

MAKES 12 TO 16 SERVINGS

 

 

Ingredients

 

1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 cup of Coco Lopez ® Cream of Coconut

2 cups (1 pint) whipping cream, whipped

2 cups campfire miniature marshmallows

1 (15 ¼ ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained

1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained

1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained and cut in half

½ cup chopped pecans

 

 

Instructions

 

In large mixer bowl, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually add cream of coconut, beating until smooth.

Fold in whipped cream. Fold in remaining ingredients. Pour into 8-inch square dish. Cover;

refrigerate overnight. Cut into squares; garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

 

Individual servings: Spon ½ cup mixture into 18 (2 ½ -inch) foil baking cups. Proceed as above.