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Holiday Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad is a creamy fruit salad that's perfect for feeding a crowd at Thanksgiving or Christmas. 

Course Dessert, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Susanne Susanne Eagan


  • 1 15 oz. can fruit cocktail in juice drained
  • 1 11 oz. can Mandarin oranges drained
  • 1 8 oz. can pineapple tidbits drained
  • 1 cup Maraschino cherries drained
  • 1 cup white seedless grapes
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • 1-2 cups cool whip


  1. In a large bowl stir together fruit cocktail, Mandarin oranges, and pineapple using a rubber spatula
  2. Add in whipped cream a spoon full at a time until it us well combined
  3. Chill in the refrigerator over night
  4. (Sometimes a broken cherry will turn the salad pink in places. So yours might not look exactly like mine. But it will still taste great!)