Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad Recipe
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Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad Recipe

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For a taste of summer sunshine, Marana, Arizona’s Marian Bauerle whips up this quick, refreshing salad. “It’s pretty enough to double as a dessert,” she notes. “Peach yogurt and coconut really dress up the canned fruit cocktail.” TIP: LEFTOVER MINI MARSHMALLOWS CAN BE ADDED TO HOMEMADE TRAIL MIX OR A BOWL OF CEREAL OR USED AS A TOPPING FOR A BAKED SWEET POTATO ALONG WITH BUTTER AND CINNAMON.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 medium firm banana, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup peach yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 maraschino cherries, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 258 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the fruit cocktail, banana and marshmallows. Combine yogurt and mayonnaise until blended; add to fruit mixture and stir to coat. Spoon into individual dishes; top with coconut and a cherry if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Marshmallow Fruit Salad in Cooking for 2 Summer 2006, p37

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kmolina6 User ID: 8417293 263293
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2017

"I made thus to the specific directions,but left out the mayo.

I used 2 Tablespoons of vanilla Greek yogurt. This was a hit at a potluck at work."

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