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frosty cranberry ambrosia

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Cynthia Guptill
Cedar City, UT

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★★★★★ 3
serves 15-20
prep time 40 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For frosty cranberry ambrosia

  • 1 pkg
    fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 md
    tart apple, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    dates, chopped
  • 16 oz. pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/3 c
    pecans , chopped

How To Make frosty cranberry ambrosia

  • 1
    Fill muffin pans with 15-20 paper liners.
  • 2
    Chop cranberries fine put in a medium bowl, add sugar and let set till ready to combine ingredients.
  • 3
    chop one orange fine put in medium bowl, reserving juice.
  • 4
    Shred apple add to chopped orange.
  • 5
    Squeeze remaining orange. Add to reserved juice to make a total of 1/2 C. juice. Combine orange juice, cream cheese and vanilla, beat with a rotary beater till fluffy.
  • 6
    Stir the orange, apple, cranberries and dates into cream cheese mixture .
  • 7
    Whip cream till soft peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  • 8
    Fill paper lined muffin pans with mixture, sprinkle lightly with pecans and freeze.

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