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Pistachio Fluff Salad

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.



Pistachio Fluff Salad is the perfect dish for potluck parties.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

This pistachio pudding mix dessert is topped with crushed pistachios and chopped maraschino cherries.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

This pistachio salad recipe takes about ten minutes of prep time and at least four hours to set in the fridge before serving.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

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To make this pistachio fluff, I started by dumping some drained crushed pineapple into a large mixing bowl.

crushed pineapple in a mixing bowl

I also added some chopped mandarin orange segments to the bowl.

crushed pineapple and chopped mandarins in a mixing bowl

I added a packet of pistachio pudding mix to the bowl.

pistachio pudding mix, crushed pineapple and chopped mandarins in a mixing bowl

Then I stirred all of the ingredients well until fully combined.

pistachio pudding mix combined with crushed pineapple and chopped mandarins in mixing bowl

I added some Cool Whip to the bowl.

Cool Whip on top of pistachio pudding and fruit mixture in a mixing bowl

I folded the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture until fully combined.

Cool Whip and pistachio pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some mini marshmallows to the bowl.

mini marshmallows on top of Cool Whip and pistachio pudding mixture in mixing bowl

I stirred the marshmallows into the Cool Whip and pudding mixture.

pistachio fluff salad mixture in a mixing bowl

I covered the bowl and placed it in the refrigerator.

I left the salad in the fridge for four hours to set.

Then I scooped the pistachio salad into a serving bowl.

I sprinkled some crushed pistachios and chopped maraschino cherries on top.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

Then the pistachio fluff was ready to serve.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

This sweet side dish recipe is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

If you are looking for a tasty potluck recipe, then you need to try this Pistachio Fluff Salad!

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Pistachio Fluff Salad:

  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup mandarin segments, drained and chopped
  • 3 oz pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Optional Garnish

  • crushed pistachios
  • chopped maraschino cherries

How to Make Pistachio Fluff Salad:

  1. Dump the pineapple, mandarins and pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir until the ingredients are fully combined.
  3. Add the Cool Whip to the bowl.
  4. Fold the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture until fully combined.
  5. Add the mini marshmallows to the bowl.
  6. Stir the marshmallows into the Cool Whip and pudding mixture.
  7. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
  8. Sprinkle on crushed pistachios and chopped maraschino cherries just before serving if desired.
  9. Enjoy!
Yield: 8 servings

Pistachio Fluff Salad

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

Pistachio Fluff Salad is a delicious side dish or dessert recipe loaded with crushed pineapple, mandarin segments, pistachio pudding mix, mini marshmallows and Cool Whip.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup mandarin segments, drained and chopped
  • 3 oz pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Optional Garnish

  • crushed pistachios
  • chopped maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Dump the pineapple, mandarins and pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir until the ingredients are fully combined.
  3. Add the Cool Whip to the bowl.
  4. Fold the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture until fully combined.
  5. Add the mini marshmallows to the bowl.
  6. Stir the marshmallows into the Cool Whip and pudding mixture.
  7. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
  8. Sprinkle on crushed pistachios and chopped maraschino cherries just before serving if desired.
  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 246Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 22gProtein: 4g

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