Orange Salad

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is a delicious, refreshing salad. It's frosted with a creamy topping, pecans and coconut. A real crowd pleaser.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

35 Min

Ingredients

3 pkg
(3 ounces each) orange gelatin
3 c
boiling water
1 can(s)
(20 ounces) crushed pineapple
3 c
cold water
4 medium
firm bananas, sliced
2 - 1/2 c
miniature marshmallows
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1
egg, lightly beaten
1 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 c
heavy whipping cream, whipped
3/4 c
chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 c
flaked coconut, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Stir the cold water, bananas, marshmallows and pineapple into gelatin.
2
Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish coated with cooking spray; refrigerate until firm.
3
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
4
Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into the egg; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Cool.
5
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in cooled filling.

Fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin (dish will be full). Sprinkle with nuts and coconut.

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