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       Title: Frozen Pineapple-Almond Salad
  Categories: Salads
       Yield: 8 servings
  
  
       1/2 c  blanched almonds
     1 1/2 c  crushed pineapple --
   :          drained
       1/2 c  maraschino cherries --
   :          drained
       1/2 c  chopped dates
        24    marshmallows
         8 oz cream cheese -- softened
       1/4 c  mayonnaise
         1 c  whipping cream
   
   *Buy blanched, toasted salted almonds or blanch your
   own by dropping 1/2 cup almonds into boiling water.
   Turn off heat and let almonds stay in water only one
   minute. Remove to paper towels to drain thoroughly.
   With fingers, rub almonds until peel comes off.
   
   1. Coarsely chop almonds, set aside. 2. Drain
   pineapple and reserve syrup. 3. Cut drained cherries
   into quarters and set aside. 4. Cut dates (about 3
   ounces) into slivers and set aside. 5. Cut
   marshmallows into eighths and set aside. 6. Combine in
   bowl 3 tablespoons of pineapple syrup and the softened
   cream cheese. Beat until fluffy, then blend in 1/4 cup
   mayonnaise. Gently fold in pineapple, cherries, dates,
   almonds and marshmallows. 7. Chill bowl and beaters
   then whip the cream until it piles softly. Gently fold
   the cream into the fruit mixture. 8. Turn into mold
   and freeze until firm, about 3-4 hours.
   
   Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
  
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