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Watergate Salad

This Watergate Salad, also known as Pistachio Salad, Pistachio Delight or Pistachio Fluff or Green Fluff, is a sweet, cool, crunchy dessert made with pistachio pudding, whipped topping, crushed pineapple, mini marshmallows, pecans and coconut.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword pistachio fluff salad, watergate salad
Prep Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 145kcal


  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple, with juice, undrained
  • 1 3.4-ounce package pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 8-ounce container whipped topping, thawed


  • In a large bowl combine the first 5 ingredients.
  • Stir in the whipped topping.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. I recommend refrigerating overnight.
  • Serve with additional whipped topping and a maraschino cherry. (optional)


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Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg