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Ambrosia Recipe

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This recipe for Ambrosia, by , is from The Whitcher Family Descendants Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Davenport Budreau 1955
Added: Monday, September 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
(8-oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 1/2 C. shredded coconut
1/2 C. chopped walnuts
1 (8-oz.) can fruit cocktail, drained
1 (8-oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained
1 (11-oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
3 C. miniature marshmallows
1 (10-oz.) jar maraschino cherries, drained (optional)
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine the whipped topping, coconut, chopped nuts, fruit cocktail, pineapple, mandarin oranges, marshmallows, cherries, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix together well and refrigerate for 30 to 45 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-10

 

 

 

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