Friday, April 28, 2017

Ambrosia Summer Pie

Need dessert for a friendly gathering?  I have you covered for this one.

Easy and refreshing this dessert is a go to for summer.  Using a ready made crust makes it even easier.


Weekend delight!  I have the ingredients. Here I go!

  • 1 large ready made graham crust (the crust with the two extra slices)
  • 2 cans (8 oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 package (6 servings size) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1- 8oz. cool whip
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup canned drained mandarin oranges
  • optional chopped pecans or toasted coconut

First :combine pineapple including juice and instant pudding
Stir well to combine

Second:  add sour cream

Third: add marshmallows

Fourth: coconut

Fifth: add lemon juice

Sixth add cool whip and stir well.

Seventh: add drained mandarin oranges, stir gently and place all in prepared crust.

Eighth:  Enjoy!

Note: Reserve a few mandarin oranges and chopped pecans for garnish

I toasted about 1/4 cup coconut to top mine

Refrigerate several hours until set.

This makes a full pie...Very pretty presentation.

9 x13 pan option

Layer graham cracker pieces on bottom on pan and place all in pan. Spread evenly and allow to set overnight. Cut in squares...

Happy Summer Dessert Time

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