Creamy Frozen Fruit Cups
from Taste of Home April/May 1999
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Fresh mint, optional
In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Halve 9 cherries; chop the remaining cherries. Set aside halved cherries and 18 oranges for garnish. Add the pineapple and chopped cherries to cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping and remaining oranges.
Line muffin cups with paper or foil liners. Spoon fruit mixture into cups; garnish with reserved cherries and oranges. Freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Top with mint if desired.
Yield: 18Happy Spring!