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Mandarin Ring Mold and Fruit Salad - Recipe

Total preparation time of 20-30 minutes does not include chilling the mold for several hours or overnight.
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Mandarin Ring Mold and Fruit Salad Recipe
  • Mandarin Ring Mold: In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water (or juice). Immediately stir in sherbet and whipped topping until well combined--the sherbet and whipped topping has dissolved.
  • Add drained oranges and pour into prepared mold.
  • Chill for several hours or overnight until firm.
  • Fruit Salad: Drain canned fruit and mix remaining ingredients together. Chill several hours.
  • Unmold mandarin ring onto a serving plate and fill center with fruit salad.

              *Any combination of canned fruit you desire.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Container: 1 1/2 quart ring mold, lightly sprayed with vegetable oil.
Servings: 10
-3 packages orange gelatin (3 ounces each)
-2 1/4 cups boiling water (or choice of fruit juice)
-1 pint orange sherbet
-8 ounces frozen whipped topping, slightly thawed
-11 ounces mandarin oranges, drained
-11 ounces mandarin oranges, drained
-13 ounces to 20 ounces of canned pineapple chunks or tropical fruit, drained*
-1 cup flaked coconut
-1 cup light sour cream
-1 cup miniature marshmallows (optional)