This ambrosia salad with fruit cocktail is a long-time family favorite for holidays or weekend BBQs.

Jay

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Empty fruit cocktail, peaches, pineapple, and oranges out into a strainer set over a large bowl to drain.

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  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese in a bowl, adding milk until mixture is smooth and creamy. Mix in 3/4 of the whipped topping and 1/4 cup of the drained juice; blend well.

  • Dice peaches and fold them into the creamy mixture. Add all the drained fruits and coconut, reserving 5 or 6 mandarins, and stir to coat. Smooth over the top and frost with remaining whipped topping. Decorate top with reserved mandarins. Refrigerate until flavors combine.

Nutrition Facts

399 calories; protein 4.4g 9% DV; carbohydrates 47.5g 15% DV; fat 23.1g 36% DV; cholesterol 31.1mg 10% DV; sodium 130.5mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition
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