Recipe courtesy of Christina Deyo and Janette Barber

Christina's Ambrosia

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup canned crushed pineapple, strained

1/4 cup sour cream

1 cup canned sliced peaches in heavy syrup, strained

1 cup mini marshmallows

1/2 cup drained, canned fruit cocktail in heavy syrup

1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut, plus 1 1/2 tablespoons for garnish

1/4 cup canned mandarin oranges in heavy syrup, strained

1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whip the cream cheese, pineapple, and sour cream until light. Mix in remaining ingredients. Divide among 4 serving bowls, sprinkle with remaining coconut and serve.

Cook’s Note

For a dramatic presentation, serve in halved coconut shells.