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Watergate Salad

Sweet, fluffy, Watergate Salad is a classic recipe made with pistachio pudding, pineapple, marshmallows, chopped nuts, and Cool Whip.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pistachio fluff, pistachio pineapple delight, watergate salad recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 202kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 3.4 ounce Pistachio Instant Pudding small box
  • 20 ounces Crushed pineapple canned
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • 1 cup Marshmallows
  • ½ cup Pecans chopped


  • In a large bowl combine the undrained pineapples and the pistachio instant pudding. Stir together until the pudding mix is fully dissolved. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 5 minute to let the pudding firm up.
  • Remove the bowl from the refrigerator and gently fold in the Cool Whip.
  • Add the marshmallows and chopped nuts and fold them in until they are well mixed.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.4mg