Kaleidoscope Fruit Salad With Coconut

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a light and creamy fruit salad in a whipped topping. The colored marshmallows add a slight mint flavor and add beautiful color! It is my most requested recipe for parties and at the holidays!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (15 ounce) cansof chilled fruit cocktail, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag colored miniature marshmallows
  • 2 (8 ounce) containers whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • 12 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • apples (etc., optional) (optional) or banana (etc.) (optional)


  1. Rinse the syrup off the fruit cocktail and try to drain until dry. Pat with paper towel if necessary or it won't look as fluffy!
  2. Place into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add marshmallows and stir.
  4. Add whipped topping* and stir.
  5. Add coconut and stir.
  6. Add other favorite fruits (diced) as desired, stir and keep covered and refrigerated until ready to serve.
  7. *Try to mix in the whipped topping just before serving within a few hours for best appearance.

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