Million Dollar Rice Salad
Since then it has been on dinner tables and buffet counters at most every holiday and celebration and goes by many names and many different ingredients. But this is my favorite combination.
- 8 oz
- cream cheese, softened
- 1 1/2 Tbsp
- granulated sugar
- 1 Tbsp
- 2 c
- cooked rice, cooled
- 12 large
- maraschino cherries, cut in half
- 20 oz
- can pineapple tidbits, drained
- 10 oz
- pkg. mini marshmallows, white or pastels
- 8 oz
- tub thawed cool whip
- 1 c
- chopped pecans, optional
How to Make Million Dollar Rice Salad
- 1Combine cream cheese, sugar and mayonnaise and whip until smooth. Fold in rice, cherries, pineapple and marshmallows and blend gently.
Fold in Cool Whip and pecan if desired.
Original recipe calls for whipped Dream Whip according to package directions.
I prefer to us the Cool Whip.