Festive Fruity Salad Recipe

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Festive Fruity Salad Recipe

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Here's a salad that won't remain on the dinnertime sidelines. Each time I serve it, it earns lots of compliments for being so colorful and refreshing.
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 medium unpeeled red apples, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup red maraschino cherries, quartered
  • 1/4 cup green maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

In a saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in milk and pineapple until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Remove from the heat; add butter. Cool. In a bowl, combine the apples, grapes, pecans and cherries. Add dressing; stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Festive Fruit Salad in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p28

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 238 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 medium unpeeled red apples, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup red maraschino cherries, quartered
  • 1/4 cup green maraschino cherries, quartered
  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in milk and pineapple until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat; add butter. Cool. In a bowl, combine the apples, grapes, pecans and cherries. Add dressing; stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Festive Fruit Salad in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p28

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newcountrywife User ID: 6001500 204222
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"Simple and refreshing fruit salad. Cooking the pineapple in the sauce gives it a delectable flavor. My family just loved it!"

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 78841
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"I meant to give this recipe 5 stars!

~ Theresa"

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 31528
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"What a delicious fruit salad! We used Splenda and all red maraschino cherries. It has also kept well in the refrigerator for multiple days.

~ Theresa"

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