Fruit with Marshmallow Dip
"Our family loves this recipe," says Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. "It's truly a time-saver. I can assemble the kabobs and dip in minutes, yet they taste like I fussed all day."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes6 servings (about 1 cup dip)
- 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
- 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 medium firm bananas, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
- 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
- 1 to 1-1/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
- 1 jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained
- 1 cup seedless grapes
- Drain pineapple, reserving 4 teaspoons juice (discarding remaining juice or save for another use); set pineapple aside. In a bowl, combine marshmallow creme, mayonnaise, vanilla and the reserved pineapple juice until blended.
- Roll banana chunks in orange juice concentrate, then in coconut. Thread bananas, pineapple, cherries and grapes on skewers. Serve with dip.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 418 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 82g carbohydrate (69g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Fruit with Marshmallow Dip in Quick Cooking May/June 2002