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Creamy Fruit Medley

 Creamy Fruit Medley
Last but not least, Yvonne tosses together an effortless sweet treat to cap off the meal. "I received the recipe for Creamy Fruit Medley from a friend of my mother's years ago," she recalls. "I always have the ingredients on hand in case I need a quick dessert. "Any flavor of gelatin works well, and sometimes I spoon it into individual parfait glasses instead of serving it in one big bowl," Yv
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional

Directions

  • Set aside 1 cup whipped topping. Place the remaining topping in a
  • large bowl; sprinkle with gelatin and stir until combined. Fold in
  • the pineapple, oranges, marshmallows and pecans if desired. Garnish
  • with reserved topping. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 403 calories, 13 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.