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Marshmallow Fruit Salad Recipe

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Christine Mills relies on convenient cans of pineapple chunks, fruit cocktail and mandarin oranges to speed up this marshmallow fluff. The Buffalo, New York subscriber dresses up the salad a bit by stirring in the rich sour cream and chopped pecans for a pleasant crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2-1/2 cups whipped topping
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 252 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the fruit, pecans and sour cream. Fold in whipped topping and marshmallows. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Marshmallow Fruit Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p19


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eemartiny User ID: 1586186 130487
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2012

"I made this for a party and almost didn't serve it to my guests. The mix of sour cream and pineapple made the entire dish taste 'sour'. I ended up picking out the pineapple pieces and adding granulated sugar to help sweeten the salad. It helped but still wasn't that tasty. I won't make again."

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dboop User ID: 5710438 55975
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"My family loves this salad and I have to make it at Thanksgiving and Christmas."

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bethfriedel User ID: 3848556 135359
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Easy to make and very tasty!"

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BlaZinSweetHeart User ID: 5988583 89177
Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"look simple yet so delish"

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BlaZinSweetHeart User ID: 5988583 87674
Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"look simple yet so delish"

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zookie59tk User ID: 1527603 205599
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"This marshmallow fruit salad recipe has been a real treat each and every time I make it. Love the light taste and texture. Definitely a fav in my family."

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corina1048 User ID: 3146430 55365
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

"i used fresh cherries, strawberries, grapes and mangoes."

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