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    Acini De Pepe Dessert

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    List of Ingredients

    1/2 pound acini de pepe pasta
    1 (20oz) can crushed pineapple, drained and juice saved
    1 (20oz) can mandarin oranges, drained
    1 (10oz) jar maraschino cherries, drained
    3/4 cup sugar
    2 TBS cornstarch
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 eggs, well beaten
    1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice
    1/2 cup orange juice (not from the mandarin oranges)
    1/2 cup cherry juice (not from the maraschino cherries unless you cannot find cherry juice)
    1 (8oz) carton Cool Whip
    Add nuts if you like


    Cook pasta in salted water. Rinse well under cold water and drain well. Mix juices in a saucepan. Add salt, sugar and cornstarch. Cook until well heated but do not boil. Add the 2 well-beaten eggs and cook until thickened. Pour over pasta. Add fruit and refrigerate overnight. Next day, fold in Cool Whip.

    **NOTE: I cut the cherries and oranges into bite-sized pieces.




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