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Program #653

Watermelon Donuts

Sour cream
Sugar to taste
Vanilla to taste
Slivered almonds

Cut out donut shapes from 1 1/2-inch thick slices of seedless watermelon. Sweeten sour cream with sugar and a touch of vanilla to taste. Frost half of the watermelon donut slices and sprinkle with almonds. Add another layer of watermelon slices and top with sweetened sour cream. Sprinkle toasted slivered almonds and serve.

Watermelon Cilantro Salsa

2 cups chopped seedless watermelon
1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1 cup chopped fresh mango
Juice from 4 fresh limes
1 cup trimmed and chopped scallions
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste

Toss all ingredients together in a mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper just before serving.

Watermelon Slushie

8 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
6 ounce frozen lemonade concentrate thawed(1 can)
optional - Mint sprigs

Place watermelon in a large bowl; cover and freeze. Place half of frozen watermelon, half of powdered sugar, and half of concentrate in a blender, and process until smooth. Serve while cold. Do the same procedure with the other half of the ingredients.

Watermelon in a Blanket

12 pre-made or purchased crepes
2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar
12 (1-inch by 8-inch) seedless watermelon logs, drained to remove excess moisture
Vanilla and lemon yogurt for dipping

Sprinkle one side with cinnamon sugar. Place a watermelon log at the end of each. Roll them up and serve with the flavored yogurts for dipping.

Watemelon Pizza Supreme

1 (8-to-10 inch round and 1-inch thick) watermelon slice, drained to remove excess moisture
1 cup strawberry preserves
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Place the watermelon slice on a serving platter and cut into 6 wedges leaving them in the shape of a pizza. Spread the preserves over the watermelon and sprinkle the toppings over the top. Serves 6.


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