Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Indulgence Moment: Cookie Salad

Cookie Salad ... kind of an oxymoron right? Growing up in a home where a salad was the green, healthy, rabbit food kind of salad, I never knew about these other kinds of salads. But after marrying the mister and eating at his parents, I discovered a whole new meaning to the word "salad." No longer was it the salad from my childhood - now it could include pudding, cool whip, any variety of fruits, sugar... the possibilities are endless! And that's just what cookie salad is - a perfect combination of all those delicious sugary ingredients listed above. Okay, so it may not qualify under the "healthy" tab, but if you're looking for a quick, easy, sweet indulgence - this is for you.



Cookie Salad
12-14 SERVINGS 
PREP: 5 minutes           REFRIGERATE : 30 minutes            READY IN: 35 minutes


  SIMPLE         HEALTHY      YUM
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INGREDIENTS


  • 1 large instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 cups buttermilk (or substitute 1% milk)
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 package Keebler fudge stripe cookies, crunched
  • 1 16-oz carton cool whip

DIRECTIONS


  1. Mix pudding with milk until smooth. 
  2. Add pineapple, mandarin oranges. Stir.
  3. Crunch cookies and mix into pudding mixture.
  4. Add cool whip. Stir until evenly distributed.
  5. Refrigerate until desired thickness.

NUTRITION FACTS



    1 cup serving    196 calories   10.7 g fat   23.8 g carbs    2.1 g protein    22.4 g sugar   

Enjoy!
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