Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Side dish dessert salad
Serves: 12
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  • 1 C Sugar
  • 2 T flour
  • 2½ t salt
  • 1¾ C unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • 1 16oz. package acini di pepe pasta
  • 3 11oz. cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 20oz. cans pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 20oz. can pineapple, crushed
  • 1 8oz. container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 C miniature marshmallows
  • 1 C shredded coconut
  1. In a sauce pan, combine sugar, flour, ½ teaspoon salt, pineapple juice and eggs. Stir and cook over medium heat until thicekend. Remove from heat; add lemon juice and cool to room temperature.
  2. Bring water to a boil, add oil and remaining salt. Cook pasta until al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, egg mixture, mandarin oranges, pineapple and whipped topping. Mix well and refrigerate overnight or until chilled. Before serving, add marshmallows and coconut.
  4. Toss and serve.


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