Monday, April 9, 2012

April 9: Frog Eye Salad

1 c sugar
2 TB flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 3/4 c pineapple juice
3 beaten egg yolks
1 box Acini de Pepe
2 11oz cans mandarin oranges
1 13 oz can crushed pineapple
1 13 oz can pineapple tidbits
2 8 oz Cool Whip
1 pkg colored mini marshmallows
Fruit: apples, bananas, maraschino cherries, fresh peaches and nuts, opt

Boil Acini de Pepe in water 10 minutes or until tender. Cool and blanch. Drain all fruit to make 1 3/4 c juice (add water if necessary). Combine 1 3/4 c juice, sugar, salt, flour and egg yolks. Boil over medium heat until thick. Add the Acini and refrigerate overnight. Next day add the rest of the ingredients, including canned fruit which was drained. 

April 7: Jello Cool Whip Salad

Fast, simple and yummy are some of the words that describe this salad.

1 6 oz pkg orange Jello
1 lb container cottage cheese
1 lg container Cool Whip
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained

Mix dry Jello with cottage cheese. Fold in Cool Whip. Fold in fruit.