Awesome ambrosia salad


1 14-ounce can Jellied Cranberry Sauce
1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained
1 11-ounce can Mandarin orange segments, drained
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup seedless green grapes, cut in half
1 red apple, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup cup shredded coconut
6 small to medium navel oranges, optional

Remove cranberry sauce from can according to package directions. Slice cranberry sauce in half. Place one half in large serving bowl and beat with a fork until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, except coconut, mixing to coat.

Cut remaining half of cranberry sauce into 1/2-inch cubes. Gently toss cubes into ambrosia mixture.

Top salad with shredded coconut. Salad can be made up to 6 hours before serving.

Makes 12 1/2-cup servings.