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Mandarin Sherbet Dessert

 Mandarin Sherbet Dessert
This tangy sundae is a cool, refreshing end to a festive feast or simple supper.—Nila Moran, Sunnyvale, California
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange
  • 3/4 cup sherbet flavor of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted
  • Maraschino cherry, optional


  • Drain oranges, reserving 2 teaspoons juice; set four oranges aside
  • (refrigerate remaining juice and oranges for another use). Pour 1
  • teaspoon of juice into a small bowl; top with sherbet and reserved
  • oranges. Drizzle with remaining juice and sprinkle with almonds. Top
  • with a cherry if desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 378 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 85 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.