Cookie Salad

Cookie Salad

    1    cup buttermilk
    1    package instant banana cream pudding
    8    oz. carton Cool Whip, thawed
  15    oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
  20    oz. can pineapple tidbits, drained, or crushed
   ½    package Fudge Stripes cookies, coarsely broken


Whisk together buttermilk and instant pudding. Fold in Cool Whip. Gradually add mandarin oranges, pineapple and cookies. Refrigerate for 6 hours. Mix in cookies just before serving. Top with more cookies, if desired.


TIP: Make buttermilk by combining 1 T. lemon juice with 1 cup milk, stir and let set for 5 minutes.


Recipe by North Dakota Living test kitchen