5 Reviews

I doubled this recipe except for the yogurt and loved it. I did use yogurt over sour cream because I am watching my weight, but I did use vanilla flavoured yogurt which suited this recipe very well.

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Studentchef June 24, 2008

My MIL makes this except she calls it "Ambrosia" either way I love this salad and it is a regular on our Easter dinner table. Thanks for sharing a great "old fashioned" recipe! :)

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Little Bee January 14, 2007

this is my recipe (can't remember where i got the recipe, think just word of mouth and now i am grandma! used to take this to so many "bring-your-own-dish" gatherings. but back then it wasn't just the kids who loved it, we all did. makes me smile to see it on the internet.

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PIEFACE #2 January 04, 2007

I love these sorts of things! Mine was a 4 cup salad as I omitted the coconut. I used fat free vanilla yogurt and I loved that instead of the sour cream. A nice dinner side the kids enjoyed and I put the leftovers in their lunches for tomorrow!

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ladypit November 06, 2006

We really enjoyed this easy salad. It is very nostalgic and I have had it many times, but never made it myself. I was genuinely surprised at how well the sour cream accented the other ingredients. It was very creamy, held well, and no additional sugar was needed at all. Thanks for a fun trip down memory lane and I will make this again.

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Susie D October 16, 2006
Grandma's 5 Cup Salad