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Ambrosia Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pam Bridges
Added: Friday, October 28, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lg. container sm. curd cottage cheese.
1 bag mini marshmallows.
1 lg. can fruit cocktail (drained).
1/2 lg. bag of nuts of your choice.
1 regular size container of cool whip
1 lg. box of jello (your choice of flavor)
optional:
1 1/2 c. coconut
1-2 sml. cans of mandrin oranges (drained).

Directions:
Directions:
In a lg. bowl mix cottage cheese, fruit cocktail (drained first), nuts,marshmallows and optional ingredients if you'd like. Add the dry jello mix and stir until blended.
Slowly fold in cool whip until blended.
Refrigerate overnite for best results.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Keep this in the frig. as the cool whip will seperate and the dish will get watery. Also it has cottage cheese in it that could spoil if left out.

 

 

 

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