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Pasta Fruit Salad

(submitted by:  Jennifer W.)


Cook 1 cup Acini Di Pepe (very small round pasta) according to package directions.  Drain.  Set aside.

Mix together:

1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp flour


2 beaten eggs
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 3/4 cups fruit juice (reserved from pineapple and mandarins)

Cook mixture, stirring constantly, until starts to thicken.  Chill.

Place in large bowl:

2 cans mandarin oranges, drained (reserved liquid)
1 large can pineapple chunks drained (reserved liquid)
1 8oz carton cool whip
1 cup miniature marshmallows
½ cup coconut

Fold pasta and custard into fruit mixture.