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Frosted Orange Salad Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, January 23, 2008


3 pkgs. (3 oz. each) orange gelatin
3 cups boiling water
1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple
3 cups cold water
4 medium firm bananas, sliced
2 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 egg, beaten
1 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted

In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Stir cold water, bananas, marshmallows and pineapple into gelatin. Pour into 9x13 dish coated with nonstick cooking spray, refrigerate until firm.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into the egg; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Cool.

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; add cooled filling. Fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin (dish will be full) Sprinkle with nuts and coconut.

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