Nanny Waymire's Fruit Salad

Nanny Waymire's Fruit Salad Recipe

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Brandy Male

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This is the best fruit salad and a requested by my daughter every holiday. The freshness just pops out with every bite and the creaminess of the cheese are great combinations.I take it one step further because I put some on my pecan pie. Hope you enjoy a family tradition that has been handed down through 50 years of get togethers.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
A Large Crowd 10 or more
Prep:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 2 large
    green apples ,chopped with skin
  • 2 large
    oranges, chopped
  • 2 large
    pear ,chopped and peeled
  • 2
    bananas
  • 1/2 qt
    strawberries, halved
  • 1/2 bunch
    green / purple grapes halved
  • 1 can(s)
    alberta peaches (drain / reserve juice)
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple,tidbits (drain / reserve juice)
  • 1 can(s)
    fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 c
    coconut, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1/2 pkg
    cream cheese, cut in cubes
  • 1 qt
    sprite
  • 10
    maraschino cherries, halved
  • 2 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 1 large
    extra creamy cool whip

How to Make Nanny Waymire's Fruit Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. 1: Pour cold sprite on a med. size bowl and chop apples, pears let soak 20 min. while working on the rest of the salad.

    2: Drain can fruits reserving the juice from peaches and pineapples.Drain well

    3:In a large bowl place all soaked fresh and drained can fruit.Discard sprite.
  2. 4:Add pecans, cherries drained and pat dry, coconut, give a little stir.
  3. 5:Add cream cheese chunks and stir.
    6: Stir in Creamy Cool Whip, then marshmellows
    7:NOW HERE IS THE KEY, USE WHICH ONE OF THE RESERVED JUICES YOU LIKE AND STIR IN ENOUGH TO MAKE
    THE SALAD CREAMY,I LIKE THE PEACH.
    Store in the frig and just before serving add bananas or the morning of. I have soaked them in sprite before too, it is just your taste.

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About Nanny Waymire's Fruit Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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