acini de pepe

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By Bruce Lambert
from Southwick, MA

This is a salad, but folks will think this is dessert. The most requested for picnics, outings, get togethers, etc.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10/15
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For acini de pepe

  • 1 box
    acini pasta
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3
    eggs (beaten)
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 3/4 c
    pineapple juice ( saved from cans of pineapple)
  • 1 can
    20 oz crushed pineapple
  • 1 can
    20 oz tidbits pineapple
  • 1
    8 oz carton cool whip
  • 2 can
    11 oz mandarin oranges
  • 1 sm
    package miniature marshmallows

How To Make acini de pepe

  • 1
    Start one day ahead.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, salt, flour, juice and eggs Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick. Cool completely.
  • 3
    Boil, in salted water, 1 box Acini. Drain, rinse and cool. Place in large bowl, and mix with cooked mixture. Cover, and put in fridge overnight.
  • 4
    Day two
  • 5
    Add both cans drained pineapple, cool whip, oranges (not drained), and package of small marshmallows.
  • 6
    Mix well and chill.
  • 7
    Enjoy!
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