Creamy Fruit Salad

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I love to bring this salad to summer get togethers. The pudding makes it creamy and the blend of fruits are a tasty summer blend. You can't go wrong with this recipe! Time to make does not include the 1 hour chill time.

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  • add   1 (8 ounce) jar maraschino cherries
  • add   1 (3 1/2 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • add   1 (30 ounce) can fruit cocktail in light syrup, do not drain (or two 17 oz. cans)
  • add   mini marshmallows
  • add   1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges


  1. In a bowl with lid, add fruit cocktail and mandarin oranges.
  2. Slice cherries in half and add to the other fruits.
  3. Add package of instant vanilla pudding.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  6. Garnish with Mini Marshmallows.
  7. Note: Experiment with your own favorite fruits.
  8. I have added blueberries and strawberries from time to time.