Frozen Fruit Salad

Convenient, make-ahead recipe, a great side dish for invited dinner guests.

3 T finely chopped marachino cherries
1 can (8-9 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
2 C sour cream
3/4 C sugar
2 T lemon juice
1/8 t salt
1/3 C walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 banana, ripe but still firm, chopped
*extra chopped nuts or cherries for a garnish if desired

Directions
Chop cherries and place on paper towels to absorb juice.

Mix sour cream, sugar, lemon juice, salt; stir in pineapple, nuts, and cherries. Stir in chopped banana.

Spoon into paper-lined muffin cups and freeze until firm.

Let stand at room temp about 10 min to soften before serving (almost easier to remove from muffin pan).

Makes a dozen.

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