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Pineapple Cherry Shells

Total Time: 80 MIN Makes: 15 Desserts
Prep Time: 80 MIN Cook Time: 0 MIN
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Description

This recipe received honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Phyllo Shells Recipe Contest.


Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup diced red maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded lightly toasted coconut
  • 1/2 cup thawed whipped topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 package (15 count) Athens® Mini Phyllo Shells
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, for garnish
  • 15 mint leaves, for garnish

Directions

In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple with instant pudding, mixing lightly. Add cherries, coconut, whipped topping and almond extract, mixing well. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture into each Phyllo Shell and garnish with sliced almonds and a mint leaf. Serve immediately.