Frozen Fruit Salad Dessert

"Like Capital-One, I don't leave home without it. For family or church gatherings, there's always a couple of requests for this oh-so-easy salad/dessert. Be mindful, really freezes up and does take some time to thaw out enough to enjoy the full-bodied flavor. After all the times I've made it, though, I almost always forget to bring it out early as a salad. Sooo, once the meal is over I present it as dessert!!"
photo by KerfuffleUponWincle photo by KerfuffleUponWincle
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  • Drain cherries, reserving 1/4 cup juice; set aside.
  • Combine cream cheese and pineapple with juice in medium bowl; mix on medium speed 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in oranges, cherries, and cherry juice.
  • Gently fold in marshmallows and whipped topping.
  • Spread evenly in 13x9x2 baking pan.
  • Freeze until set.
  • Can be made one day ahead.

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  1. Sammie J.
    haven't made looking for more frozen desserts
  2. KerfuffleUponWincle
    Light pink, creamy, and not overly sweet! I used Neufchâtel, and only 8-ounces maraschino cherries, then made as written. Made in an 8x8 dish, and seven 3-ounce popsicles for the grandchildren! Made for My-3-Chefs 2013 Brain Freeze theme.


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