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Mrs. Rex's frozen fruit salad

Mrs. Rex's frozen fruit salad

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons heavy cream

1/3 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 can (about 14.5 ounces) fruit cocktail

1 banana, peeled and sliced thin

1/4 cup maraschino cherries, halved

1/4 cup nuts, chopped fine

2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup heavy cream, whipped

Makes 8 servings.

Mix cream cheese thoroughly with the 2 tablespoons of cream. Add mayonnaise, lemon juice and salt. Drain fruit cocktail well. Mix all the fruit and nuts together. Add the sugar, then stir in the cheese mixture. Fold in whipped cream and pour into a loaf pan. (Originally, the recipe was made in a metal ice-cube tray.) It takes about 3 hours to freeze.

Nutritional information per serving: 314 calories (72 percent from fat), 25.9 g fat (11.2 g saturated, 7.2 g monounsaturated), 62.9 mg cholesterol, 2.7 g protein, 20.3 g carbohydrates, 1.5 g fiber, 172.4 mg sodium.

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