Ambrosia Salad II

Ambrosia Salad II

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"This is my mom's favorite salad. My grandmother always made it during the holidays in Alabama."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 344 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 344 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.2 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, bananas, coconut, marshmallows, and pecan pieces. Fold in whipped topping. Garnish with maraschino cherries. Chill for 1 hour or overnight.

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Most helpful positive review

I used half the whipped topping, omitted the bananas, added grapes, and used pineapple chunks instead of crushed pineapple. It was delicious and just like the one my grandma used to make. Defini...

Most helpful critical review

This doesn't have enough flavor for me. I used less than 8 oz. of whipped topping, which was plenty. I used the colored marshmellows, but they have an artificial fruity taste that I didn't car...

I used half the whipped topping, omitted the bananas, added grapes, and used pineapple chunks instead of crushed pineapple. It was delicious and just like the one my grandma used to make. Defini...

I served this with Easter dinner and everybody had seconds. I used an 8 oz. container of Cool Whip instead of the 16 oz. It was perfect consistency. Also I wasn't sure if I was supposed to dr...

This was really yummy! If you add a small box of orange jello mix, it gives it a tint of orange color and a good flavor!

Great Recipe, but had to omit some ingredients so husband could eat it. I used the mandarin oranges, pineapple, marshmallows, and added bananas to individual bowls. Since the banana turns it's c...

I first fell in love with ambrosia salad a couple years ago when my sister's mother-in-law made it. So i finally got this recipe for thanksgiving this year and LOVED it! I think the other review...

I used the juice from the pineapple and oranges to coat the bananas before I put them in with the rest of the mixture, so the bananas wouldn't turn brown. Left out the nuts (don't like them) an...

Wonderful! I used a 15-oz. can of mandarin oranges instead of 11 oz., and a 20-oz. can of pineapple *chunks* instead of 8 oz. crushed (reserving liquid) - would make those changes again. I add...

Delicious! My mom & brothers fought over the last bites! I cut down on the marshmallows & whipped cream by about half & it was perfect!

I made this for a picnic and it was very good. I think using half the whipped topping is a good idea.