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    Fruit Ring

    Arrange on plate... crisp lettuce leaves. Put on the lettuce... 1 canned pineapple ring. Fill the ring with... strawberries, peach slices. 1 serving
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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

    1/2 cup water 1 pkg (16 oz) frozen rhubarb 2 tbsp. sugar 2 cups fresh strawberries 1/8 tsp. ginger In medium saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add rhubarb and sugar; cook 5 minutes, breaking fruit apart with fork. Remove from heat; stir in strawberries and ginger. Serve warm or chilled. 6 servings
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    Della Robbia Ice Ring

    Arrange several varieties of grape clusters, kumquats, dark sweet and maraschino cherries and small green leaves in a ring mold or bundt pan that fits into punch bowl. Pour water into mold to partially cover fruit; freeze. Add water to fill mold 3/4 full; freeze. Unmold; float fruit side up in...
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    Lemon-Strawberry Punch

    3 cans (6oz each) frozen lemonade concentrate 1 pkg. (10oz) frozen strawberries, thawed 1 qt. ginger ale, chilled In large punch bowl, prepare lemonade concentrate as directed on can; stir in strawberries (with syrup). Stir in ginger ale and if you wish, add small scoops of strawberry ice cream...
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    Fresh Mint Fondue

    Mix 1/4 cup finely snipped mint leaves and 1/4 cup sugar; let stand 1 hour. Melt 1 cup mint-flavored apple jelly over low heat; blend in mint-sugar mixture and 1/4 cup water. Pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers (below) and swirl in fondue. 1 1/2 cups Dippers: Chiffon cake...
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    Blueberry-Cinnamon Fondue

    In saucepan, mix 2 cups frozen blueberries, 1/4 cup each sugar and water, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, 2 tsp. cornstarch and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers (below) ans...
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    Raspberry Fondue

    Heat 2 pkgs (10oz each) frozen raspberries, thawed, and 1 cup currant jelly to boiling. Mix 2 tbsp. cornstarch and 1 tbsp. cold water; stir into raspberry mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Strain sauce; pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers...
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    Minute Chocolate Fondue

    In saucepan, heat 1 can Betty Crocker ready-to-spread frosting over low heat, stirring frequently. Pour into dessert fondue pot to keep warm. Spear Dippers (below) and swirl in fondue. 2 cups Minute Minty Chocolate Fondue: Stir 1/2 tsp. mint extract into frosting. Dippers: Angel food cake...
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    Chocolate Fondue

    12 oz. milk chocolate, semisweet chocolate pieces, or sweet cooking chocolate 3/4 cup light cream 1 to 2 tbsp. cherry brandy, orange flavored liqueur, or 2 tsp powdered instant coffee Dippers (below) In heavy saucepan, melt chocolate in cream over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from...
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    Pineapple-Strawberry Shortcake

    1 pkg. Betty Crocker pineapple upside-down cake mix 1 pkg. (16 oz) frozen sliced strawberries, thawed 1 cup chilled whipping cream Grease and flour baking pan, 8x8x2" or 9x9x2". Prepare Cake Mix as directed in step 2 on package except - add 1/2 cup of the Topping Mix to dry mix; reserve...
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    Frozen Strawberry Rocky Road

    1 qt. strawberries 5 marshmallows, cut into quarters 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup chilled whipping cream Crush strawberries; stir in marshmallows and sugar. Let stand about 1 hour. Beat cream until soft peaks form; fold into strawberry mixture. Pour into 2 refrigerator trays. Freeze until firm, stirring...
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    Strawberry Coconut Pie

    1 stick or 1/2 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix 1 envelope (about 2 oz) dessert topping mix 1 can (3 1/2 oz) flaked coconut 1 can Betty Crocker vanilla ready-to-serve pudding (2 cups) Sweetened sliced strawberries Prepare 9" Baked Pie Shell as directed on package. Prepare topping mix as...
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    Strawberry Minute Pie

    1 stick or 1/2 packet Betty Crocker pie crust mix 1 cup boiling water 1 pkg. (3 oz) strawberry flavored gelatin 1 pkg. (16 oz) frozen sliced strawberries Prepare 8" Baked Pie Shell as directed on package. Pour boiling water over gelatin; stir to dissolve. Add frozen strawberries; stir to break...
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    Ice Cream Flavor Variations

    Vary the basic recipe for Homemade Ice Cream to make any of these delightful flavors. Chocolate Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. and increase sugar to 1 cup. Stir 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate into hot milk mixture in saucepan. Fresh Peach Ice Cream: Decrease vanilla to 1 tsp. Mash 4 or 5...
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    Fruit Floaters (Fruity Ice Cubes)

    Try any of these combinations for flavor and fun. Blueberries in apricot nectar. Melon balls in pineapple-grapefruit juice. Orange sections or banana slices in orange juice. Raspberries in milk. Seedless green grapes in grape juice. Strawberries in lemonade. Fruit Cubes: Place a...
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    Berry Dips

    Wash 1 pt. strawberries; do not hull. Chill. Serve with dishes of confectioners' sugar for dipping. 4 servings fruit plus 1 tsp. sugar for each (45 calories each)
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    Melon Boat Salads

    Cut a ripe honeydew melon or cantaloupe in half; scoop out seeds and fibers. Cut each half lengthwise into 4 wedges; arrange about 1/4 cup strawberries, cherries, watermelon balls, seedless green grapes or other fruits in each wedge. 4 servings (55 calories each)
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    Sparkling Strawberries

    For each serving, chill 7 or 8 strawberries. Place in champagne glass. Pour chilled sparkling wine or champagne over strawberries. Serve immediately.
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    Angel Food Waldorf

    Bake angel food cake mix as directed on package. Cool completely. Remove from pan; place cake upside down. Slice off entire top of cake about 1" down; set aside. Make cuts down into cake about 1" from outer edge and 1" from edge of hole, leaving substantial "walls" on each side. With a curved...
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    Banana Splits

    For each serving, peel and slice 1 banana lengthwise in half; place in shallow dish. Top banana with 1 scoop each of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream. Spoon chocolate sauce over chocolate ice cream, drained crushed pineapple over vanilla ice cream, and frozen strawberries (thawed)...