Easy Watergate Salad


Easiest recipe on the planet and it tastes awesome. I love this at Easter, but it could great any time of the year.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice (such as Dole®), undrained

  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows (such as Kraft® Jet-Puffed)

  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix (such as Jell-O®)

  • ½ cup chopped pecans (such as Planters®)

  • 1 ½ cups frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®), thawed


  1. Mix pineapple, marshmallows, pudding mix, and pecans together in a bowl; fold in whipped topping. Refrigerate salad until chilled and thickened, about 1 hour.

Cook's Note:

Thaw Cool Whip(R) by placing unopened tub in refrigerator. An 8-ounce tub will be completely thawed in 4 hours. Do not thaw in microwave.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
9g Fat
31g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 116mg 2%

* 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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