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Classic Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad

If you are looking to make a quick and easy treat, this Classic Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad is perfect. It is made with just six simple ingredients: cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple, whipped cream, condensed milk, shredded coconut and mini marshmallows. The best thing is this vintage cherry fluff recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make. It is always a hit at a pot luck party or family barbecue. 
Head on photo of Cherry Fluff Salad

If you are looking to make a quick and easy treat, this Classic Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad is perfect. It is made with just six simple ingredients: cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple, whipped cream, condensed milk, shredded coconut and mini marshmallows. The best thing is this vintage cherry fluff recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make. It is always a hit at a pot luck party or family barbecue. 

Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad Pin

What ingredients do I need to make the Cherry Fluff Salad?

  • Cherry pie filling
  • Crushed canned pineapple
  • Whipped cream
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Shredded sweetened coconut
  • Mini marshmallows

Ingredients for Cherry Fluff Salad

How do I make Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad?

Step 1: Combine the ingredients

Add cherry pie filling, drained crushed pineapple, whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk, shredded coconut and mini marshmallows to a large bowl. Stir until well combined.

Cherry fluff salad process steps.

Step 2: Chill, then serve and enjoy!

Chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.

Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad in a white bowl.

Cherry Fluff Salad FAQ

  • This vintage recipe has quite a few variations it has obtained over the many years it has been around. Some people like to use maraschino cherries instead of pie filling. Other add-ins often include sour cream, cottage cheese and chopped pecans.
  • Be sure to place a lid on top or cover your salad with plastic wrap when storing in the refrigerator so it does not dry out. It may be stored for up to one week in the refrigerator.Do not freeze.
  • When serving, after the salad has been stored, it will need to be gently stirred and folded over a few times. This will redistribute the moisture that may have risen to the top of the dessert salad.
  • After being stored a few days, the marshmallows will absorb the liquid and soften and may become a little “gummy”. This will actually enhance the flavors in the cherry fluff salad.

Overhead view of cherry dessert salad in large white bowl and two small serving bowls.

Head on photo of Cherry Fluff Salad

Classic Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad

If you are looking to make a quick and easy treat, this Classic Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad is perfect. It is made with just six simple ingredients: cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple, whipped cream, condensed milk, shredded coconut and mini marshmallows. The best thing is this vintage cherry fluff recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make. It is always a hit at a pot luck party or family barbecue. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherry Fluff, Cherry Fluff Dessert Salad, Cherry Fluff Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
Calories: 360kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add cherry pie filling, drained crushed pineapple, whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk, shredded coconut and mini marshmallows to a large bowl. Stir until well combined.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving. (*Note: If pressed for time, it may be served immediately; however, for best flavor it should be chilled first so the flavors have time to marry together)

Notes

  • This vintage recipe has quite a few variations it has obtained over the many years it has been around. Some people like to use maraschino cherries instead of pie filling. Other add-ins often include sour cream, cottage cheese and chopped pecans.
  • Be sure to place a lid on top or cover your salad with plastic wrap when storing in the refrigerator so it does not dry out. It may be stored for up to one week in the refrigerator.Do not freeze.
  • When serving, after the salad has been stored, it will need to be gently stirred and folded over a few times. This will redistribute the moisture that may have risen to the top of the dessert salad.
  • After being stored a few days, the marshmallows will absorb the liquid and soften and may become a little "gummy". This will actually enhance the flavors in the cherry fluff salad.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 454IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg
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