PINEAPPLE CHERRY SHELLS
This recipe received honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Fillo Shells Recipe Contest.
Ingredients1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix 1/4 cup diced red maraschino cherries, drained 1/4 cup shredded lightly toasted coconut1/2 cup thawed whipped topping1/2 teaspoon almond extract15 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)2 tablespoons sliced almonds, for garnish15 mint leaves, for garnish
In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple with instant pudding, mixing lightly. Add cherries, coconut, whipped topping and almond extract, mixing well. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture into each Fillo Shell and garnish with sliced almonds and a mint leaf. Serve immediately.Makes 15 Desserts