Linda's Macaroon Fruit Casserole

Recipe by mandabears
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 18-20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    (29 ounce) cans sliced peaches, drained
  • 3
    (29 ounce) cans pears, drained and sliced
  • 3
    (20 ounce) cans pineapple chunks, drained
  • 16
    ounces frozen pitted cherries, thawed
  • 16
    ounces dried apricots
  • 12
    ounces macaroons
  • 12
    cup slivered almonds
  • 5
    tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 12

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 13 x 9 baking pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl gently mix peaches, pears, pineapple, cherries and apricots.
  • Set aside.
  • Place macaroons in food processor and crush coarsely(may need to do this in 2 batches).
  • Spread 1/3 crumbs evenly over the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Top with 1/2 of the fruit.
  • Repeat layers ending with macaroon crumbs.
  • Scatter slivered almonds and brown sugar over the top.
  • Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Drizzle melted margarine on top.
  • Bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until top is bubbly and lightly brown.
  • Serve warm.