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Old Time Fruit Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alice Brown
Added: Thursday, April 10, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups diced red apples
2 or 3 bananas, sliced
2 cups purple or red grapes, pitted
Sm. can chunk pineapple
2 oranges, seeded and diced
1 cup. chopped nuts
1/2 cup coconut (optional)
1 box Jello-any kind
1 lg. Cool Whip (other fruits may be added)

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients except Cool Whip and Jello. Make Jello as directed on package. Let it congeal. Then stir it in prepared fruit. Beat 1/2 cup sugar with the Cool Whip. Stir or "fold" this into fruit and Jello mixture. Refrigerate.

 

 

 

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