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Cranberry Ambrosia-Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sheryl Ford
Added: Sunday, December 16, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese softened
1|4 cup powdered sugar
1 (6 ounce) package sweetened dried cranberries, divided
1 (15 1|2 ounce) can crushed pineapple
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges
1 (3 1|2 ounce) can shredded coconut, divided
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
8 pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
Stir together cream cheese and sugar until blended. Add dried cranberries, reserving 1|4 cup cranberries
Drain pineapple and oranges; pat dry between layers of paper towels. Set oranges aside.
Stir pineapple and coconut into cream cheese mixture, reserving 1|4 cup coconut. Stir in chopped pecans. Spoon mixture into serving bowl.
Sprinkle reserved cranberries around edges of bowl. Arange orange sections around inside edge of cranberries. Sprinkle reserved 1|4 cup coconut in center, and top with pecan halves. Serve with gingersnaps.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Had for Thanksgiving 2007

 

 

 

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