Fruit Salad with Cream Cheese-Pecan Topping

Fruit Salad with Cream Cheese-Pecan Topping - I've been bringing this refreshing salad to potlucks recently, and everyone raves about it. This is a winner recipe and one I’ll use again!

Recipe: Fruit Salad with Cream Cheese-Pecan Topping

Summary: I’ve been bringing this refreshing salad to potlucks recently, and everyone raves about it. This is a winner recipe and one I’ll use again!

Ingredients

    • 2 cups fresh blueberries
    • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
    • 2 cups halved green grapes
    • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
    • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1⁄2 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1⁄4 cup confectioners’ sugar
    • 1⁄2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

1. In a serving bowl, combine blueberries, cantaloupe, grapes, and strawberries.

2. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and lemon juice at medium-low speed with an electric mixer until mixture is smooth.

3. In a separate medium bowl, beat cream at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until slightly thickened. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Gently fold into cream cheese mixture; spread over fruit. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Serve immediately.

 

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8 –10

Recipe adapted from and photo courtesy of: Paula Deen

 

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