27 Reviews

This is the same recipe I got from a local restaurant, b/c I had to enjoy it at home. It is simply fantastic! I couldn't believe how simple it was--yet how yummy. I always made it with sour cream--no low fat subs.And also add marachino cherries. Its better the next day and continues to get creamy. Try it!

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recoverinpickyeater August 10, 2008

My Mom always made this growing up and I make it now for my kids! I always use the sour cream, I like the combination. Easy last minute recipe using things I usually always have on-hand.

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Anissa May 13, 2003

Cindy, this is fantastic! I used the half cool whip and half sour cream and I'm glad I did. We really liked the sour cream taste in this. It was so easy to put together! It reminded us of ambrosia, but was a lot easier to make. Definitely a keeper!! Thanks!

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MizzNezz May 12, 2003

DH and I both thought of our grandmothers when we ate this. I remember growing up eating this salad as did he. My kids loved it too. thank you for taking us down memory lane with your recipe. I just love dishes that can do that.

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mommyoffour August 27, 2013

A holiday tradition in our house, we've had it for decades...so good

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Kristen Porter July 16, 2008

EXCELLANT ! I have made this before, I found the recipe in a issue of Paula Deen magazine. I have always made it with just the sour cream but decided to try the suggestion of half sour cream and half cool whip. MUCH better with half of each. I only got to sample this batch because dh requested this for a gathering at work tomorrow. I like to top it off with chopped pecans right before serving. I took pictures and will try to download tomorrow.

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Shirl (J) 831 June 09, 2008

So quick and yummy! It is also good with fruit cocktail instead of pineapple; and if you're not a fan of coconut you can skip it and it still tastes great.

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Busy Lindsay June 08, 2008

Great recipe! We have been buying this salad from our deli for awhile now. If you really want to add a great flavor, stir in 1 pkg. of french vanilla pudding mix to the cool whip/sour cream before adding your fruit. It also adds a little color helps make it prettier!

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Twinstimestwo April 23, 2008

This is just like Maw Maw always made...definitely best with the sour cream! Thank you:-)

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sweetsouth December 13, 2007

Easy & sweet. Next time i will try the sour cream.

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Adams Momma October 10, 2007
5 Cup Salad