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My Ambrosia

Rated as 4.91 out of 5 Stars

"I made this ambrosia fruit salad for a family BBQ and there was just barely enough to go around - everyone loved it!"
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1 h servings 296
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Drain and rinse the fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries, and crushed pineapple in a colander. Place the fruit mixture and half of the strawberries in a large bowl.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping into the fruit mixture and add the coconut, walnuts, toffee bits, and miniature marshmallows. Gently mix until thoroughly combined. Garnish with remaining strawberries. Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 296 calories; 16.8 36.4 2.2 8 68 Full nutrition

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Love this recipe - everyone else does too! Thanks to all who took the time to comment. Since many said to make sure to drain well, I did. It was perfect. The little trick I did was to put the fr...

Very good! Mine ended up a little watery but it had great flavor, and the toffee was wonderful.

Made it for a New Years Eve potluck and it was a hit! It was a perfect complement to the Honeybaked ham that the hostess served along with the other green salads. I was looking forward to taking...

I made it for our company Christmas pot luck. it was so delicious I don't think I want to share it. it was easy and quick to make.

I did forget to add to the recipe but YES make sure to drain the fruit well... I have even used paper towels gently to dry it off! That way the salad doesn't get soupy. Also good with flavored...

I made this for Easter dinner and everyone loved it and said I could make this anytime. In previous reviews I noticed mention of the mix being watery so I added a 3-oz package of Red Velvet Pud...

I omitted the toffee but it was still so delicious. A definite hit for functions when you have so little time and people to please.

I added slices of apple and blueberries instead of strawberries and I served it with lemon pound cake. Delish

I made this using homemade whipped cream which I doubled. I did not add walnuts or toffee bit but I did find butterfinger bits. I wanted to see if this was as good as my grandmother's. Altho...