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Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Ambrosia Fruit Salad

This Ambrosia Fruit Salad is made with just 7 ingredients in under 10 minutes! It's a delicious dessert to bring to family gatherings for the holidays or during the summer since it's loaded with fruit and marshmallows!
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Keyword: ambrosia fruit salad, ambrosia salad, marshmallow fruit salad, cool whip fruit salad, fruit salad
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 7 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 356kcal


  • 8 oz cool whip
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup canned pineapple tidbits drained
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries drained
  • 1 cup canned mandarin oranges drained
  • 2 cups colorful mini marshmallows


  • First, start by creaming together your softened cream cheese and cool whip in a stand mixer or bowl using a hand mixer.
  • Next, drain the liquid from the maraschino cherries, pineapple tidbits and mandarin oranges.
  • Add all of the drained fruit to the mixing bowl.
  • Add the shredded coconut flakes and mini colorful marshmallows.
  • Use a spatula to fold all of the ingredients into the cool whip and cream cheese combination.
  • Next, place in an air tight container and refrigerate the ambrosia salad for at least 1 hour.
  • Finally, top off with more maraschino cherries and marshmallows if desired and enjoy!


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg