A Pineywoods Home Health Care, Inc.
1 large can crushed pineapple, drained
1 can mandarin oranges, drained
1 can peach slices, drained
1 can pears, drained and chopped
6 ripe bananas, sliced
1 small box raisins (optional)
1 small can of coconut
1 jar of maraschino cherries, drained, stemmed, and quartered
1 large carton of sour cream
1 large carton of Cool Whip
2 cups pecans, pieces or halves
(substitute English walnuts, etc., if desired)
1 pkg. of miniature marshmallows
(color variety is better than white)
Mix ingredients in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate. Make early in the morning. Better if made the day before to allow flavors to blend.
Variation: For Ambrosia salad, delete peaches, pecans, pears, and raisins. Reduce sour cream and Cool Whip to small cartons.