Old-Fashioned Holiday Fruit Salad

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I remember my Mamma making this every Thanksgiving or Christmas. It was a tradition that went on for many years. I found a handwritten version of this recipe folded and put in one of my old cookbooks.


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Serves:

15

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
8 oz packages cream cheese
1/2 c
sugar
2
(12 oz) containers frozen whipped topping, thawed
6
bananas, peeled and sliced
2 can(s)
(15.25) crushed pineapple, drained
2 can(s)
(15.25) fruit coctail, drained
2
granny smith apples, peeled and chopped
1 1/3 c
sweetened, flaked coconut
2 jar(s)
(4 oz) marischino cherries, drained and halved
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
golden raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat the cream cheese and sugar together in a large bowl.
2
Using a hand mixer on high speed, beat in the whipped topping.
3
Gently fold in the bananas, pineapple, fruit cocktail, apple, cherries, pecan pieces and raisins.
4
Pour into a serving dish and chill at least 2 hours before serving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #salads, #Holidays