joy's 24-hour salad

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By Sheri Wasky
from Williamson, WV

This is a recipe that my mother made every Thanksgiving and Christmas as long as I can remember. Most stores do not sell the cherries. Kroger is the only place I have found them.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8

Ingredients For joy's 24-hour salad

  • 2
    containers of cool whip
  • 1 can
    royal anne white cherries
  • 1 lg
    bag of miniature marshmallows
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1
    can of sliced pineapples
  • 2
    navel oranges
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar

How To Make joy's 24-hour salad

  • 1
    Drain pineapples and save 2 tablespoons of syrup for fruit mixture. Using a smal pot, cook together 3 egg yolks, 2 tablespoons of sugar, salt, 2 tablespoons of white vinegar, 2 tablespoons of pineapple juice and 1 tablespoon of butter. Cook over low to medium heat, stirring often until it thickens. Set aside to cool. (This makes a bunch so you will need to use a large bowl).
  • 2
    Prepare 2 cups of pineapples, cut into small pieces, 2 cups of drained cherries, cut into small pieces, 2 oranges (remove all of the white under skin, using only the pulp and dice; drain juice). Add 2 tablespoons of syrup from pineapples. Combine cooked mixture with fruit and marshmallows. Fold in Cool Whip.
  • 3
    Chill in refrigerator for at least one hour or longer. Makes a wonderful after-dinner dessert.

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