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Fruit Salad Dessert Recipe

Fruit Salad Dessert Recipe

I AM 83 years old and my mother has been gone for many years, but I'm still using her best recipes. She was a gourmet cook before anyone was using that term and before everyone was counting calories. This was one of our family's favorite desserts when I was growing up, and it's just as good two generations later! —Muriel Fay Walton, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1/2 cup green grapes
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange pieces
  • 1/2 cup pastel miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the egg, sugar, lemon juice and butter; cook and stir over low heat for 5-7 minutes or until thickened. Cool.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the pineapple, grapes, oranges and marshmallows in a small bowl; set aside. In a small bowl, beat cream and confectioners' sugar until soft peaks form. Fold into fruit mixture. Add cooled dressing. Chill for at least 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 519 calories, 29 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 198 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.