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Fruit Cocktail Squares Recipe

In her Zionsville, Indiana home, Ruth Burrus fixes this frozen medley that makes the most of convenient canned fruit. The frosty squares rich with cream cheese can be served as a salad or dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing YIELD:9 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) reduced-sugar fruit cocktail
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pitted dark sweet cherries, drained
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows


  • 1. Drain fruit cocktail, reserving juice; set fruit aside. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and reserved juice until smooth. Stir in the fruit cocktail, cherries and marshmallows.
  • 2. Pour into an ungreased 8-in. square dish. Cover and freeze until set. Remove from the freezer 10-15 minutes before serving. Cut into squares. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 89 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

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