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Aunt Marion's Fruit Salad Dessert Recipe
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Aunt Marion's Fruit Salad Dessert Recipe

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Aunt Marion, my namesake, is like a grandma to me. She gave me this luscious salad recipe, which goes to all our family reunions, hunt club suppers and snowmobile club picnics...and I go home with no leftovers!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • 2 unpeeled red apples, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix


  1. In a large bowl, combine fruits; set aside. Whisk sauce ingredients until smooth. Gently fold into fruits. Cover and chill for 3-4 hours before serving. Yield: 10 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Aunt Marion's Fruit Salad Dessert in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p86

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"This was really good. I don't like pudding but it had less pudding texture because of the sour cream and orange juice. It was a hit with the group I made it for. Yummy!"

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2009

"This recipe is wonderful. This is the best fruit salad that I have ever tasted. It is very simple to make. I made it for Christmas a couple of years ago, and my family loved it. It has become a yearly tradition at our house."

Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

"Best fruit salad recipe out there. Easy to make and you will get great reviews!"

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