"This is my mom's recipe, and it is delicious! It can be served as either a salad or dessert. This recipe can also be used to make parfaits. Simply layer the salad, extra whipped topping, crushed cookies and repeat. Top parfaits with a dollop of whipped topping. Or, to serve as a pie, pour into a graham cracker or cookie crust and chill before serving." — JT
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2 (3.4 ounce) packages
instant vanilla pudding mix
frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (20 ounce) can
pineapple chunks, drained
2 (11 ounce) cans
mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 (11.5 ounce) package
fudge stripe cookies
This is a great recipe that we use for potlucks, family gatherings, and the like. It is always a hit! The only thing we do differently is leave out the buttermilk and used crushed pineapple instead of chunks. The cookies don't get soggy at all, in fact I like it best the next day.
I don't know what made me make this what a waste of good ingredients. I will not make this again
This salad is delicious everyone always wants the recipe. Instead of using cookies we add twix candy bars chopped into small quarter inch squares.
This recipe is also a favorite in my family. It
is also excellent with sliced bananas or fresh cut strawberries (I have also used frozen strawberries).
This salad is so good! I took it to a church potluck several years ago, and now it seems I may never have to take anything else! I always get begged to bring this. I have doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled the recipe with no problem. You can also try different fruits- strawberries, bananas, etc- but I have found that canned oranges and pinapple chunks are the easiest way to go. Its a good thing there aren't very many ingredients and it's easy to prepare...you will find yourself writing down the recipe over and over!
I found this recipe last night and made it for a gathering. Excellent. It was yummy, everyone loved it. It was easy to make. I used fat free buttermilk and light whipped topping. Many asked for the recipe, need I say more.
Went over very well at my work potluck. The theme was "salads." I doubled the recipe and it turned out perfect. Don't forget to add the cookies at the last moment. Plus it was easy to prepare the night before.
Mmmm! This recipe brings back childhood memories! My mom used to make this during the hot summmer months (she used only bananas in her version) - my siblings and I would go hog wild over it and beg for more. :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cookie Salad I
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 195
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