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Fruit Salad with Marshmallows

One year I was asked to bring a fruit salad to a family Christmas dinner. I found several fruit salad recipes, but none seemed really special for the holidays. I devised this recipe and everyone loved it. After that, I became the "official fruit salad person" for all family get-togethers.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups halved red seedless grapes
  • 1-1/2 cups halved green grapes
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) red maraschino cherries, halved, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) green maraschino cherries, halved, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sour cream

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Just before serving, add sour cream and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 149 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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