Creamy Cranberry Fruit Freeze

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Quick Facts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 6 hours or overnight
Yield: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Karo┬« Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange sections, well drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1 container (8 ounces) non-dairy whipped topping
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows (optional)
  • Fresh fruit and mint leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. Beat cream cheese in a large bowl with mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in corn syrup until smooth. Reduce speed to low; beat in cranberry sauce until combined. Stir in mandarin oranges and pineapple.
  2. Gently fold in whipped topping just until combined. Fold in marshmallows if desired.
  3. Spoon into 9-inch square pan. Cover and freeze 6 hours or overnight; cut into bars. Let stand 10 minutes at room temperature before serving. If desired, garnish with fresh fruit and mint leaves.
  4. Optional serving suggestion: Change this recipe into a delicious frozen fruit salad side dish for turkey, ham or pork. Simply beat 1 cup mayonnaise into the cream cheese before adding the corn syrup and omit the whipped topping. Serve in small squares on a bed of curly endive or grean leaf lettuce.