Holiday Ambrosia

Holiday Ambrosia is spectacular on your holiday table!

Holiday Ambrosia

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained well
  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained well
  • 1 cup red or green seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained well and halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. Stir sour cream. In a medium bowl, gently combine whipped topping, sour cream and vanilla or almond extract.
  2. Add coconut flakes and marshmallows.
  3. Gently fold in pineapple, mandarin oranges, grapes and maraschino cherries and nuts, if desired.
  4. Refrigerate, covered, for about one hour before serving.

Our family prefers this with almond extract.

From the Family Recipes Collection of Linda Jolly and Lisa Stephens.