Make-Ahead Creamy Fruit Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


6 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
We love fruit salads for our holiday dinners. I experimented and came up with this delicious medley—it reminds us of the tropics in the middle of winter! I sometimes add sliced bananas just before serving. Feel free to use your own favorite fruits. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
Make-Ahead Creamy Fruit Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup pina colada yogurt
  • 3/4 cup Key lime yogurt
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 tablespoon Key lime juice
  • 2 cups mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) peach halves in light syrup, drained and sliced
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup pitted dark sweet cherries, drained and halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, combine the yogurts, whipped cream and lime juice. Gently fold in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 250 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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