Saturday, December 31, 2011

Strawberry-Sauced Crunchy Fruit Salad Recipes

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  • 2 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar
  • 2 Red Delicious apples, cored and diced
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples, cored and diced
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and diced
  • 4 seedless oranges, peeled and diced
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

first Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place the rice cereal and nuts into a baking pan. Stir in the brown sugar and margarine. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until toasty. Stir occasionally. Set aside to cool.
  2. In the container of a blender or large food processor, combine the strawberries, orange juice, confectioners' sugar and vanilla sugar. Puree into a smooth sauce. Set aside.
  3. To make the salad, toss the red, green and yellow apples with oranges and pineapple in a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with the nut crunch and spoon strawberry sauce over the top. Or you can serve the toppings on the side. 
  4. I like ^^