Make Amish Orange-PineappleTapioca Fruit Salad 3 Ways

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Here are 3 ways to make this traditional delicious Amish Orange-PineappleTapioca Fruit Salad. Our family loves it.  Try it out on yours!

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This recipe looks great to serve to guests or family anytime. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

Step 1

RECIPE #1: Bring 7 C water to a boil in a large saucepan. (Use juice from drained fruits as part of the water amount.) Add 1/2 C small baby pearl tapioca—large will not work. Cook for 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Add 6 oz. box Orange Jell-O and 1 C sugar; stir well. Chill until thickened—a few hours. Add a 20 oz. can drained crushed pineapple, a 15 oz. can drained mandarin oranges and a 9 oz. tub Cool Whip. Stir well. Chill until set.

Step 2

RECIPE #2: Drain juice from 2 large cans of mandarin oranges and a 20 oz. can crushed pineapple into an 8 oz pitcher; add enough water to make 7 cups. Pour juice/water mixture into large saucepan and bring to a boil. Add 1/2 C baby pearl tapioca. Cook for 10 minutes; cool for 10 minutes. Add 1 C sugar and 6 oz. box Orange Jell-O; stir to dissolve well. Add the 2 drained fruits and chill until set – several hours. Stir several times to mix in fruit. After chilled and set, add 1 pt. whipped cream. Mix well. Chill overnight. Makes large bowl.

Step 3

RECIPE #3: Drain 1 medium can crushed pineapple and 1 medium can mandarin oranges (save juice); add enough water to make 6 cups liquid. set fruits aside. In large saucepan bring liquid to rapid boil; add 1 box baby pearl tapioca. Boil for 20 minutes. Let stand 20 minutes but stir often. Add 6 oz. box Orange Jell-O, 1 C sugar and a pinch of salt; mix well. Cool down to room temperature; chill for a few hours in frig. Add drained fruits; mix well. Whip 1 pt. whipping cream until stiff. Mix into jell-o mixture. Set overnight in refrigerator.

Step 4

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