ambrosia fruit salad

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"EASY EASY EASY. If you like maraschino cherries you can use them, if not remember there are maraschino cherries in your fruit cocktail. Also, a little juice from the maraschino cherries will color your fruit salad a festive red."

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  • add   1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • add   1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • add   1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • add   2 1/2 cups shredded coconut
  • add   3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • add   1 (8 ounce) can fruit cocktail, drained
  • add   1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • add   1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
  • add   1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • add   1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the whipped topping, coconut, chopped nuts, fruit cocktail, pineapple, mandarin oranges, marshmallows, cherries, nutmeg and cinnamon. Mix together well and refrigerate for 30 to 45 minutes.

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