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Ambrosia Fruit Salad #1
Prep Time
10 mins

Perfect for holiday dinners or anytime.

Course: Dessert, Holiday, Salad, Side Dish
Servings: 6 servings
  • 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 15.25 oz can tropical fruit, drained
  • 1 14.75 oz can peaches, drained and chopped
  • 1 15 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 15 oz can fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 8 oz container non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package Diplicious Pina Coolatta Dip or Diplicious Simple Cheesecake Dip
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon-sugar pecans chopped, optional
  1. In a large non-metal colander, set over a large mixing bowl, drain fruit overnight in the refrigerator, cover fruit with plastic wrap. Fruit can drain up to two days.
  2. When ready to make fruit salad, gently toss together pineapple, tropical fruit, peaches, oranges, and fruit cocktail in a large bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, place 8 oz cream cheese and microwave for one minute, stir until creamy.

  4. Add the dip mix, and stir again. Fold in 8 oz non-dairy whipped topping. Refrigerate at least one hour.

  5. Gently fold cream cheese/whipped topping/dip mix into fruit. Gently fold in mini marshmallows and coconut.
  6. Top with chopped cinnamon-sugar pecans, if using.

  7. Chill for 2 hours and then serve.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Note: If you don't want to purchase a package of Diplicious, substitute 1/2 a package of dry pudding and pie filling, any flavor such as lemon, coconut cream, vanilla.