My grandma's ambrosia salad has become a staple at every holiday dinner.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix pineapple and pudding mix together in a bowl until pudding mixture is smooth. Fold fruit cocktail and oranges into pudding.

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  • Fold whipped topping into pudding mixture until smooth; top with coconut.

  • Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the fruit cocktail juice and mandarin orange juice. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

206 calories; protein 1.3g 3% DV; carbohydrates 39.3g 13% DV; fat 6.1g 9% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 152.5mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
09/29/2014
I did add half of a small bag of "fruit" marshmallows that I had hanging out in the pantry that I needed to use or lose. I made no other changes. The kids RAVED about it and my husband ate about half of this bowl on his own. Great "pantry" dessert. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/29/2014
I did add half of a small bag of "fruit" marshmallows that I had hanging out in the pantry that I needed to use or lose. I made no other changes. The kids RAVED about it and my husband ate about half of this bowl on his own. Great "pantry" dessert. Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2020
Delicious! This was a huge hit at our church supper. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/26/2020
Absolutely yummy, easy to put together. Left out the coconut but added fresh strawberries and mini marshmallows just before serving. To die for. Read More
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