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Jack Frost Dessert

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  Date bars 25 (1 Recipe)
  Oranges 3 Medium
  Green grapes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ripe pear 1
  Fully ripe bananas 2 (Flecked-With-Brown)
  Canned pineapple tidbits 9 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Quartered maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tiny marshmallows 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brandy flavoring 1 Tablespoon
  Canned crushed pineapple 9 Ounce (1 Can, 1 Cup)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Canned flaked coconut 3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can, 1 1/4 Cups)

Break Date Bars in bite-size pieces and spread out on pan; set aside.
Prepare fresh fruits: Pare and section oranges, removing white membranes; cut sections in half (1 cup).
Halve and seed grapes (1 cup).
Pare, core, and cube the pear (1 cup).
Peel bananas, cut lengthwise in half; slice (1 1/2 cups).
Combine fresh fruits, drained pineapple tidbits, cherries, marshmallows, and flavoring; toss lightly.
Chill at least 1 hour.
Then arrange half of date-bar pieces in an 8-inch circle on large plate.
Mound fruit mixture on top, shaping like igloo.
Cover with remaining date-bar pieces.
Over this, carefully spoon undrained crushed pineapple.
Chill about 1 hour.
Before serving, frost all with whipped cream; sprinkle with coconut, covering completely.
Stud with Gumdrop Stars.
Top dessert with Sugar Bells.

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Jack Frost Dessert Recipe