This sounds like a creamy, fruity salad that we used to call Ambrosia. My mom would freeze it in round containers and then maybe slice it? It’s the sort of “fruit salad” found at backyard cookouts throughout the 70s.
P.S. Happy 57th anniversary to my parents and Happy Birthday to my mother-in-law!
Buttermilk Fruit Salad (Mary C)
1 large F Cocktail
1 can Man. Oranges
1 3 oz dry instant vanilla pudding
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 9 oz cool whip
combine fruit with above. Add bananas before serving or cut up choc stripe cookies