Monday, November 8, 2010

8 cup Fruit Salad - love this and perfect for holidays

As I start thinking about Thanksgiving, I reminded of some of my very favorite holiday recipes. I will share a few over the next few weeks. Being from Texas, we love to eat but we really like to eat on holidays. I especially love my mom's pecan pie and my grandmother's cornbread dressing.

This salad is one of those dessert like salads that is always a hit. We all love it and we love it leftover the next day. We have it every Thanksgiving -and usually Christmas too.

8 cup Fruit Salad

1 large can mandarin oranges, well drained
1 large can pineapple tidbits, well drained
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup mini marshmallows
1 cup coconut
1 cup sour cream
8 oz container Cool Whip
maraschino cherries
a little powdered sugar - to taste

Drain oranges and pineapple as much as possible - this will keep the salad from becoming runny-I actually have a silicone strainer that I can twist and get tons of the juice out; toast pecans; Rinse cherries, pat dry and slice in half; Mix this all together and add a little powdered sugar to reach the desired sweetness.

Printable Version


coolblogger said...

Looks so cute.
Would settle this for comfort food as well.

C rock said...

Looks delicious! Would fruit baskets is an interesting idea on thanksgiving.

anniebakes said...

this sounds awesome!! mind if i make it??


scrambledhenfruit said...

I love this stuff- my sister in law always brings it for Thanksgiving. I eat it for dessert!

dong dong23 said...

oakley sunglasses
tods shoes
true religion jeans
louis vuitton
jordan 4 toro
cheap uggs
ugg sale
coach outlet store online clearances
true religion jeans
ralph lauren polo
coach factory outlet
oakley sunglasses
louis vuitton
michael kors outlet
burberry outlet
ralph lauren outlet
supra shoes
christian louboutin
nike roshe flyknit
true religion outlet
fitflops uk
michael kors handbags
ugg outlet
louis vuitton outlet
seattle seahawks jerseys
rolex submariner watches
jordan shoes
christian louboutin outlet
louis vuitton outlet
jordan concords
coach factory outlet
official michael kors outlet
ugg outlet
polo shirts
louis vuitton handbags
uggs boots
coach outlet
coach outlet online

raybanoutlet001 said...

cheap nba jerseys
ravens jerseys
nike blazer pas cher
michael kors handbags wholesale
under armour outlet
nike blazer low
jordan shoes
minnesota vikings jerseys
ralph lauren pas cher
titans jersey

asoranker said...

Dear, I like all your post. Everything looks so sweet, I admire this kind of life and the best wishes for you. Hope that we can communicate with each other. By the way, anybody want to boost app ranking ? This one is useful.

AAAAAAAA said...

balenciaga shoes
pandora jewelry
fila disruptor
zx flux
tom ford sunglasses
nike air huarache
goyard bags
real jordans for sale cheap
pandora charms

Xu千禧 said...

off white jordan 1
prada outlet
nike factory store
off white jordan 1
coach outlet
ugg boots clearance
louboutin shoes
coach factory outlet
red bottoms
canada goose outlet