Pistachio Fluff! A great take on the 1970's chilled dessert, Watergate Salad. The quickest and easiest recipe ever and is full of tasty treats!

This dessert is a blast from the 1970s, and you may remember it as Watergate Salad.

Pistachio Fluff! A great take on the 1970's chilled dessert, Watergate Salad. The quickest and easiest recipe ever

Inside the filling you will find all kinds of goodies!

It's a very quick and simple dessert to make, and you can have it prepared ahead of time and keep chilled until you're ready to serve.

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This is a great dessert for parties and Thanksgiving or Christmas time. Simply make ahead and keep chilled in a nice big party bowl and serve when you're ready.

What's inside this Pistachio Fluff Salad?

Most of the ingredients you can buy ahead and keep in your store cupboard so it's very convenient indeed.

The flavors and textures of this Pistachio Fluff are wonderful! You get a nice bite from the pineapple and crunch from the pistachio nuts, then a gooey chewy texture from the marshmallows together with a delicious flavor of coconut and all the other goodies in this.

It's a great crowd pleaser and so easy to make. Really refreshing flavors and a wonderful pretty color too!

Imagine serving this on your Thanksgiving table alongside a few of our other lovely desserts, such as our Italian Cream Cake Trifle or our super easy Homemade Salted Caramel Popcorn.

If you LOVE pineapples and coconut, why not also try our lovely Pineapple and Coconut Cake. It's so delicious!

Pineapple and Coconut Cake, a delicious sheet pan style cake, made from scratch. Bursting with juicy pineapples and creamy coconut, this is a party perfect cake!
Delicious Pineapple & Coconut Cake!


Recipe by Peggy Mitchell

Prep Time

2 minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours refrigeration

Yield

8 servings

INGREDIENTS

6 oz or 170 ml container of Plain yogurt
3.4 oz box of pistachio instant pudding
8 1/2 oz or 240 g can of crushed pineapples
1 cup or 100 g of mini marshmallows
8 oz or 230 ml container of cool whipped topping
1/4 cup or 35 g chopped pistachios
Optional 1 cup or 107 g of shredded Coconut
1/2 cup or 70 g chopped maraschino cherries

INSTRUCTIONS

Drain crushed pineapples combine everything in a bowl, chill and serve.
Told you it was easy!

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Pistachio Fluff! A great take on the 1970's dessert, Watergate Salad. The quickest and easiest recipe ever!

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Pistachio Fluff! A great take on the 1970's chilled dessert, Watergate Salad. The quickest and easiest recipe ever

Pistachio Fluff

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

A great take on the 1970's chilled dessert, Watergate Salad. The quickest and easiest recipe ever

Ingredients

  • 6 oz / 170 ml container of Plain yogurt
  • 3.4 oz box of pistachio instant pudding
  • 8 1/2 oz /240 g can of crushed pineapples
  • 1 cup / 100 g of mini marshmallows
  • 8 oz /230 ml container of cool whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup / 35 g chopped pistachios
  • cup Optional 1 / 107 g of shredded Coconut
  • 1/2 cup / 70 g chopped maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Drain crushed pineapples combine everything in a bowl, chill and serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 281Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 186mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 4gSugar: 23gProtein: 6g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate

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