Peggy's Fruit SaladSummer is officially here.

Lots of  hot days in the sun, more time for outdoor fun, and less time to spend in the kitchen.

This is a very refreshing fruit salad, great for any occasion, and very easy to prepare.

This is my son-in-laws favorite salad, so my daughter is becoming an expert on preparing it for her family.

•    8 oz can pineapple chunks, drained
•    16 oz can sliced peaches, drained
•    16 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
•    3 medium bananas, sliced
•    2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
•    3.75 ox instant vanilla pudding mix
•    1 ½ cups milk
•    1/3 cup thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
•    ¾ cups sour cream

1.    Combine dry pudding mix, milk, and orange juice.
2.    Beat until blended –  1 to2 minutes
3.    Beat in sour cream
4.    Fold in fruit mixture
5.    Cover, and chill at least a couple of hours, or over night.

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2 Responses

  1. Janet Lazor

    November 25th, 2010 at 11:25 pm


    Hello Grandma! I made this recipe today (Thanksgiving dinner 2010) — it was my mom’s favorite fruit salad, as it is my family’s, too. I included it in our church’s cookbook, and everyone who tries it loves it. It is so refreshing, even after a heavy meal. So surprised to see it here. This is my first time at your site, but I needed to check out the chicken that I was cooking for Thanksgiving — thanks for your help on that. Enjoy looking at your recipes. Janet

  2. Suburban Grandma

    November 26th, 2010 at 10:48 am


    Happy Thanksgiving!!
    Thank you for visiting my site, and taking time out from your busy schedule and leaving me a nice comment.
    Sounds like this recipe must have been around for a while (and I was told it was a family recipe….), however for me it was a new experience, thus new recipe for my site.
    Did you roast a chicken for Thanksgiving? I actually prefer chicken meat over turkey, and roast turkey only for Thanksgiving.

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