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my heavenly rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
gaynel mohler
junction city, OH

I make this for those special occassions and folks love it. I must say it goes quickly. I remember it at potlucks as a child and wishing my mother would make it. well my mother wasn't too adventurous with recipes at the time. This is my version of it. hope you make it and enjoy

(1 rating)
yield 1 /2 gallon
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For my heavenly rice

  • 3 c
    cooked long grain rice
  • 1 jar
    maricheno cherries, quartered and drained well
  • 1 can
    well drained crushed pineapple
  • 1 1/2
    containers thawed cool whip
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped pecans

How To Make my heavenly rice

  • 1
    combine rice and fruits and stir in cool whip
  • 2
    add nuts
  • 3
    store in covered container in fridge
  • 4
    sometimes I add a can of drained mandarin oranges if I have it. but is just as good without it. *NOTE use whatever type coolwhip you wish, they all work out well.