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Ambrosia Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deb Sanders
Added: Friday, March 3, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 medium jar(can) mandarin orange-diced large
1 cup coconut
1 medium jar maraschino cherries-slice in half
1/2 cup raisins
1 medium/large apple-peeled,cored and dice
1/2 cup white grapes-slice in half
1/2 cup purple grapes-sliced in half
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 medium/large banana-sliced in 1/8" rounds
lemon juice
1 tub Cool Whip



Directions:
Directions:
Pour some lemon juice into a bowl and dip banana and apple in it for a couple mintues to help from browning later.

Add all fruit and nuts into a large bowl and toss together. Mix in cool whip, cover & chill for at least 45 minutes.

You may add or subtract fruit and nuts as to your taste.

 

 

 

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