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WATERGATE SALAD - A classic & traditional holiday side dish that everyone loves. Made with Cool Whip, marshmallows, pistachio pudding and pineapple, it's deliciously easy.
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5 from 2 votes

Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad - A traditional holiday dish that everyone loves. Made with Cool Whip, marshmallows, pistachio pudding, and pineapple, it's deliciously easy.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pisachio fluff, watergate salad
Servings: 10
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • 3.4 ounces instant pistachio pudding
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 3 cups marshmallows
  • 4 ounce chopped walnuts pecans work great too
  • 2/3 cup chopped dried cranberries optional

Instructions

  • In a medium/large mixing bowl add Cool Whip and pistachio pudding and beat until combined and you can no longer see any of the pudding powder.
  • Add crushed pineapple and beat again until well combined.
  • Stir in marshmallows, walnuts & dried cranberries (optional).
  • Top with a sprinkle of dried cranberries and walnuts and serve immediately. Or cover and store until ready to eat. 

Notes

This is a great dish to make a day ahead of time.
Recipe from my Grandma Sorency.

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg