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Marshmallow Fruit Salad Recipe

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. YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Marshmallow Fruit Salad

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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."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

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

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Easy to make and very tasty!"

Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"look simple yet so delish"

Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"look simple yet so delish"

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."

Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

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

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