Yummy Fruit 'n' Pasta Salad

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by Malriah

This is my take on the recipe that is usually printed on the box of Acini de Pepi. It has become one of our favorites. I even will eat the left-overs for breakfast. You can substitute the mandarin orange juice instead of the pineapple juice. Prep time includes letting it set overnight in the fridge.

Top Review by Darlene Summers

Hi again Kari, Well I finally found the Acini di pepe pasta at Schnucks in Carbondle,Ill.And with the the change of pasta,from small shells to the acini di pepe,it really did change the whole recipe.I would up your stars for this recipe if I could,but can't.But Thank you for introducing me to the new pasta.This was a lot like a nice rice pudding with fruit,my husband doesn't care for maraschino cherries,but he loved this recipe,even with the cherries.This is a great recipe. Thanks, Darlene Summers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sugar, salt, eggs, flour and pineapple juice until thick and bubbly, cool.
  2. When cooked mixture is fully cooled, pour over pasta.
  3. Mix well, cover and store in fridge overnight.
  4. In the morning, add fruit, Cool Whip and marshmallows.
  5. Mix well.

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