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Fabulous Fruit Fantasia

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Fabulous Fruit Fantasia
2011-01-27 Side Dish
4.9 77

A variety of fruits (including grapes, cherries, mandarin oranges, peaches and bananas) is folded into a creamy almond-flavored low-fat mixture.

  • Servings: Serves 8

Ingredients:

1× 8 oz pkg Light Cream Cheese, softened
1× 8 oz Carton Fat-free Sour Cream
¾ cup Granulated Sugar
½ tsp Almond Extract
1× 8 oz Carton Frozen Fat-free Non-dairy Whipped Topping, thawed
1½ cups Green Seedless Grapes
1½ cups Red Seedless Grapes
1× 10 oz jar Maraschino Cherries, well drained, reserve 4 for garnish
1× 11 oz can Mandarin Oranges, well drained
1× 16 oz can Sliced Peaches, well drained
2 Firm Bananas, thinly sliced
Garnish:
4 Reserved Cherries, halved
½ cup Lightly Toasted Slivered Almonds

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, beat together first four ingredients on medium speed until smooth. Beat in whipped topping. Fold in remaining ingredients. Spoon into 2-quart clear glass bowl. Cover and chill. Garnish with cherries and almonds before serving.

Helpful Tips:

This quick and easy fruit salad is low in fat, but not in flavor. Other fresh or canned fruits may substituted or added as desired.