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Make the day before wanted as it takes time for cheeses to set up until firm.

Ingredients

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1 jar (5 ounces) pimiento cheese spread
1 can (16 ounces) sliced peaches
1 can (13 ounces) pineapple tidbits
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
2 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

Instructions

Soften cream cheese and pimiento cheese spread, mix together. Drain fruit, reserving 1/4 cup of pineapple juice. Add juice to cheeses and beat well. Cut peaches into small bits and add to cheese mixture. Add rest of fruit and marshmallows. Fold in whipped cream. Put in 9x13-inch pan and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island



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