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Frozen Salad/Dessert (Mardu's Frozen Salad)

A frozen salad great for holidays, celebrations, bridge clubs and more.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Servings 12

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • 13" x 9" baking dish

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Spin Blend
  • 1/2 lb miniature marshmallows (can use whole marshmallows cut finely)
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple drained
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream whipped to soft peaks
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Beat cream cheese until smooth
  • Add Spin Blend, marshmallows and pineapple to beaten cream cheese.
  • Fold in whipped cream. If using nuts, fold in as well.

Notes

Gayle writes:  Hazel (also known as Mardu, Steve's great grandmother) said that she didn't always use a whole cup of cream, sometimes only 3/4 cup. It will last in the refrigerator up to a week, but can be frozen and partially thawed before serving. Either way is delicious.  Sometimes, when I have served this, I have used leaf lettuce underneath, and even large spinach leaves for color.