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Yogurt-Fruit Combo

2 8-ounce cartons orange yogurt (2 cups)
1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 20-ounce can pineapple slices, drained
1 17-ounce can pitted light sweet cherries, drained and halved
1 11-ounce can mandarin orange sections, drained
1 cup tiny marshmallows

Stir together yogurt and mayonnaise. Cut pineapple into wedges. Fold drained fruit and marshmallows into yogurt mixture. Cover; chill at least 1 hour. Trim with mint; if desired. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Minted Papaya-Plum Salad

2 slightly beaten egg yolks
2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
Dash salt
1 cup dairy sour cream
1 to 2 teaspoons snipped fresh mint leaves
2 cups medium papayas or mangoes, chilled
12 ounces fresh plums, chilled, halved and pitted
1 1/2 cups red and purple grapes, chilled
Leaf lettuce

In a 1-quart saucepan combine egg yolks, water, sugar, vinegar, butter or margarine, and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens slightly and barely coats a metal spook; do not boil. Remove from heat. Stir in sour cream and mint. Cover and chill. Seed and halve papayas; arrange with plums and grapes on lettuce lined plates. Garnish dressing with a few mint leaves, if desired. Serve fruit with dressing. Makes 4 servings.

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