Desperation Dessert

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by 3KillerBs

I forgot that it was the week for the Conservation Club's picnic and got caught with my pantry down. Our section of the alphabet was supposed to bring a dessert and I'm not that good at desserts to begin with. Fortunately, DH was able to pick up some whipped topping on the way home from work and I tossed this fruit salad together. It came out surprisingly well.

Top Review by aardvark

Can't be easier. You can add cocnut and fresh grapes too--ambrosia.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Reserve 15, perfect mandarin orange sections.
  2. In an attractive, medium-sized, serving bowl layer one can of pineapple chunks and two cans of mandarin orange sections.
  3. Lightly dust with allspice.
  4. Spread about 1/3 of the whipped topping over the fruit.
  5. Make another layer of pineapple and oranges dusted with allspice.
  6. Top with a generous layer of whipped topping.
  7. Garnish with an additional dusting of allspice, a handful of chopped walnuts, and the reserved mandarin orange sections.
  8. Chill before serving if possible.

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