This dessert is a great combination of great taste and good looks. Not only is it easy to make, it is fast to get it out to your guests so they can enjoy it. It only has five ingredients to the recipe
1 (16-ounce) jar red maraschino cherries
¼ tablespoon of Fruit Advantage sediment-free tart cherry juice concentrate
4 cups miniature marshmallows
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed - get this from the refrigerated section of your local store
1 (6-ounce) graham cracker crust, simply grab a premade pie from the local grocery store
Here are the steps to follow to enjoy this tasty and refreshing recipe:
Drain maraschino cherries, saving the juice. Put marshmallows, tart cherry juice concentrate and maraschino juice in a large saucepan; heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted and smooth. Let cool completely, stirring occasionally to prevent a skin forming on mixture.
Reserve 6 to 8 cherries for garnish; quarter remaining cherries. Fold 2 cups whipped topping and quartered cherries into marshmallow mixture; spread into graham cracker crust. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
Garnish with reserved maraschino cherries and remaining whipped topping.
Makes 6 to 8 servings