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Yankee Salad Recipe

Yankee Salad
Posted by: Chyrel Mon 16 Jan 2006 3:08 am

1 (16 ounce) package orzo shaped pasta
3/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 (20 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, drained and reserve juice
1 cup canned mandarin oranges, drained and chopped
1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


1 In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
2 In a sauce pan, combine the sugar, eggs, flour, salt, pineapple juice and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool.
3 Toss together the pasta and cooked pineapple juice mixture. Refrigerate overnight.
4 Break up chilled pasta with a spoon and mix in pineapple, mandarin oranges and cherries. Fold in thawed whipped topping, chill and serve.
Makes 6 to 8 servings

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