COOL WHIP | The Green Fluff Recipe
Recipe type: everyday dessert
Prep time: 
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Serves: 16-20
A quick summer dessert made with COOL WHIP, pistachio pudding, pineapple and whatever fruit you have on hand!
  • 1 8oz tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1 4oz box pistachio pudding mix, unprepared
  • 1 20oz can crushed pineapple, do NOT drain
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 jar marachino cherries, drained well and halved
  • 1 11oz can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 15 oz can fruit cocktail, drained, juice reserved
optional garnish
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • fresh cherries
  1. In large bowl, mix together the pistachio pudding mix and can of pineapple. Gently fold in COOL WHIP.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients just until blended.
  3. Add reserved fruit cocktail juice until mixture is desired consistency.
  4. Cover and chill 2 - 4 hours.
  5. Top each serving with a tsp of chopped pecans and a fresh cherry.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

You can also stir in sliced bananas and or fresh oranges.
Sometimes I add 2 or 3 drops of green gel food coloring for a little extra punch.

Recipe by A Hen's Nest - NW PA Single Woman Mom Blog at