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5 from 1 vote

Watergate Salad

A sweet and tangy pineapple and marshmallow salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Chill time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8


  • 1 3.4 ounce box pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 10 ounce bag miniature marshmallows
  • ½ cup chopped nuts pecans, walnuts, or pistachios
  • 8 ounce tub Cool Whip, thawed
  • maraschino cherries, rinsed well and dried, optional


  • Combine pistachio pudding mix with the entire can of pineapple and juice. Mix well.
  • Mix in miniature marshmallows and chopped nuts.
  • Fold in thawed Cool Whip until thoroughly combined.
  • Garnish with cherries and additional chopped nuts, if desired.