Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad

Recipe Rating:
 10 Ratings
Serves: 8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE DRESSING
1/3 c sugar
4 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
1 c pineapple juice
1/4 c orange juice
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 pkg (3oz. each) cream cheese, softened
SALAD
2 c fresh strawberries, sliced
2 c pineapple tidbits
1 1/2 c seedless green or red grapes, halved
1 1/2 c peaches or nectarines, diced
1 c fresh blueberries or raspberries
1/4 c sugar
leaf lettuce, optional

The Cook

Kendra W. Raymond Recipe
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Full Flavored
Hermon, ME (pop. 33,039)
KWRaymond
Member Since Jan 2011
Kendra W.'s notes for this recipe:
This yummy and refreshing salad goes well with a breakfast or brunch. It is also a big hit at pot lucks! Most of the preparation is done the day before serving.
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This pineapple cream cheese dressing is simply wonderful! It's tasty on its own... and even better when coupled with the fresh fruit. A surefire crowd-pleaser!

Directions

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DAY BEFORE SERVING
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In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in the juices until smooth.
3
Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.
4
Stir a small amount into the eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly.
5
Cook and stir until mixture reaches 160 degrees and is thickened. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
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In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add juice mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
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In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Sprinkle with sugar; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
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JUST BEFORE SERVING
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Before serving, combine dressing and fruit and toss lightly. Can garnish bowl by lining it with lettuce.
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user B. Bradford Bumble - Feb 22, 2011
i can not wait to try this sounds so yummy
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 9, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Wendy Rusch snooksk9 - Mar 9, 2011
congrats on your ribbon Kendra! This sound sooooooo yummy! I missed this one along the way...fruit salad is one of my fav things!
user Betty Campisi BLCBaking - Mar 9, 2011
Kendra, congratulations on the BlueRibbon!!!!! It is such a pretty salad.
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Mar 12, 2011
Kendra, congratulations on the Blue Ribbon!

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