Cookie Salad

Fruit salads will never be the same after you try this recipe! Thanks to Maryanne Mulkay for opening my eyes to real fruit salad! Oh and dont try this without the buttermilk, sounds wierd but its not as good without it! Trust me!

Cookie Salad
1 pint strawberries, halved
2 Cups seedless grapes
1 small can pineapple tidbits, drained
2 bananas, sliced
1 12oz carton whipped topping
1 3oz package instant vanilla pudding
1 Cup buttermilk
1 package stripped shortbread cookies, crumbled

Combine fruit. Mix topping, buttermilk and dry pudding mix. Fold into fruit. Just before serving, fold in cookie crumbs/chunks. Variation: any fruit in season may be substitued such as peaches, nectarines, pears, apples, ect.