Mandarin Orange Watergate Salad


Mandarin oranges and maraschino cherries give this creamy Watergate salad a burst of color and flavor perfect for the holiday table.

close up view of Mandarin Orange Watergate Salad in a metal bowl
Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
12 servings


  • 2 (16 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, drained

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained

  • 2 (8 ounce) containers whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®)

  • 1 ½ (10.5 ounce) packages miniature marshmallows

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, sliced

  • ½ (3.5 ounce) package shredded coconut


  1. Mix pineapple, mandarin oranges, whipped topping, marshmallows, cherries, and coconut together in a bowl. Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours for flavors to blend.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
11g Fat
62g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 31mg 156%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 217mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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