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Fruit 'n' Nut Salad

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"MY MOTHER-IN-LAW created this recipe using leftover fruit from holiday baking. It tasted so good that it became standard fare every time we had ham or turkey. It's a perfect side dish for those entrees. For color and a touch of sweetness, I sometimes add miniature marshmallows. -Willie Mae Philen, Mexia, Alabama"
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10 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a large bowl, combine the apples, oranges, raisins, cherries and pecans. Combine mayonnaise, sugar and lemon juice; mix well. Add to fruit mixture and stir to coat. Chill. Just before serving, stir in bananas.


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I liked it! I didn't love it and here's why....the cherries overpowered to me with that fake maraschino taste. The texture was great. Next time I'll use about 1/2 the mayo and 1/2 the sugar a...

This is ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS! It is quick and easy to make and the whole family loved it. I substituted granulated Splenda instead of the sugar and may try chopping some fresh cherries in the ...

This is really easy to make and my family just loves it.

I added finely chopped celery to this for more "crunch" appeal, plus i like celery. I also used Half sour cream and Half mayo because I had some here to use up. It was so good! and fast to make...

My mom made this too. It is one of my childhood favorites! Thanks for sharing the recipe. :D