Old-Fashioned Holiday Fruit Salad

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Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I remember my Mamma making this every Thanksgiving or Christmas. It was a tradition that went on for many years. I found a handwritten version of this recipe folded and put in one of my old cookbooks.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2
    8 oz packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    (12 oz) containers frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 6
    bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 2 can(s)
    (15.25) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 can(s)
    (15.25) fruit coctail, drained
  • 2
    granny smith apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/3 c
    sweetened, flaked coconut
  • 2 jar(s)
    (4 oz) marischino cherries, drained and halved
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 c
    golden raisins

How to Make Old-Fashioned Holiday Fruit Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat the cream cheese and sugar together in a large bowl.
  2. Using a hand mixer on high speed, beat in the whipped topping.
  3. Gently fold in the bananas, pineapple, fruit cocktail, apple, cherries, pecan pieces and raisins.
  4. Pour into a serving dish and chill at least 2 hours before serving.

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About Old-Fashioned Holiday Fruit Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #salads #Holidays




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