Ambrosia Salad

A major throwback!
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Today we are going back in time and making an Ambrosia Salad. Do you all remember this? It’s one of my absolute favorite things to make. Any time I think of Ambrosia Salad, I automatically picture a little granny bringing it to a potluck or baby shower – and that’s exactly how I feel. I’m always so excited to bring it too. While there is tons of ways to make it, I made the “light” version of it. It reminds me of my Snickers Salad I made earlier.

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Light Cream Cheese
  • Light Coolwhip
  • Can of Crushed Pineapple
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Walnuts
  • Bowl Set I use

Ambrosia Salad

Prep Time 9 mins Rest Time 1 hr Total Time 1 hr 9 mins
Calories: 160



  1. Make sure your cream cheese and whipped topping are room temperature and add both to a bowl and mix together.

  2. Next, add in your crushed pineapple, marshmallows, shredded coconut and stir until well combined.

  3. Add to fridge for about an hour or until chilled.

  4. Lastly, garnish with some walnuts or your favorite nuts.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 160kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.5g15%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g6%
Protein 2g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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