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Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

For a taste of summer sunshine, I whip up this quick, refreshing salad. It’s pretty enough to double as a dessert. Peach yogurt and coconut really dress up the canned fruit cocktail. —Marian Bauerle, Marana, Arizona
  • 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


  • 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.
Test Kitchen Tip: Leftover mini marshmallows can be added to homemade tail mix or a bowl of cereal, or used as a topping for a baked sweet potato along with butter and cinnamon.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 258 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • darlyn29
    Apr 24, 2019

    This is a great, simple and flavorful dish perfect for Springtime or Summer gatherings! I omit the mayo and have had it with other flavors or yogurt than peach, favorite is lime yogurt. Versatile to anyones tastes.

  • kmolina6
    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.

  • pssclev
    Jun 4, 2009

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