Ambrosia Salad

"A kids (and adults) favorite"
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Beat together pudding, whipped topping and milk. Fold in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Questions & Replies

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  1. Dale R.
    Always heard there is no such thing as a dumb question, so here's mine: Is the pudding already made when added, (per the instructions on the box), or do you simply add the dry pudding mix and the above ingredients suffice to make the pudding/whipped topping mixture?
     
  2. jeanne48
    My family is not fond of coconut. Can this ingredient just be omitted?
     
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Reviews

  1. julecooksinpeace
    Delicious! I love ambrosia, and this one is great.
     
  2. funluvinmommy
    I used with homemade whipped cream instead of store bought whipped topping. This was delicious. I might try with sugar free pudding next time just to cut some of the calories. Our first time was for the 4th of July, and it will soon be a regular for special parties and holidays! I bet the addition of pecans would be good too, but not everyone likes them, so I might just add to my serving next time.
     
  3. DeliciousAsItLooks
    Who doesn't love a good ambrosia salad? Perfect for holidays or picnics. I liked the mix of fruit in this recipe and the fact that it doesn't call for nuts.
     
  4. Kelly D.
    This was the absolute hit of Thanksgiving dinner! Thanks for sharing it. now to get it made for Christmas! :) Happy Holidays
     
  5. misscain
    Made this for Christmas Eve dinner buffet. I loved loved loved this. I made it the day before. I added toasted pecans and a honey crisp apple cut up. I used white chocolate pudding because it was what I had on hand. Very delicious. My mom will be visiting in a couple of days and I am going to make this again for her because I know she will love it too. So I will have made this twice in one week! I drained the canned fruit in a colander and then overnight in the frig' in a dish lined with paper towels. I will do that again. The salad did not get "watery" at all even after two days.
     
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Tweaks

  1. victoria_m_harris
    well like someone else said. i replaced the peaches with the tropical fruit can (cherries come in it too) so it all worked out. it was a bit too creamy for me but i just added another can of tropical fruit and this was the besstttt ambrosia salad i have EVERRR made. love this recipe and i will keep it forever!
     
  2. JOY1998
    I used fruit cocktail instead of the peaches. Everyone at Christmas dinner became nostalgic for their childhood after eating this ambrosia salad. It was very easy to make and tasted fantastic. I highly recommend this recipe! I would give this 10 stars (if it were possible).
     

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