Sweet and fluffy Ambrosia salad has been a party favorite for decades. This recipe is different from most Ambrosia recipes since it calls for fruity marshmallows and some vanilla yogurt. These ingredients add some extra sweetness and an extra fruity kick. This no bake dish can be assembled quickly using affordable ingredients, making it a creative and fun salad to bring to your next pot luck!
8 ounces whipped topping
½ cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1- 15 ounce can of mandarin oranges, drained
1- 8 ounce can of papaya or pineapple chunks, drained
1- cup of maraschino cherries, drained
1 ½ cups of mini fruit flavored marshmallows
Stir together the whipped topping and vanilla yogurt. Gently fold in the remaining ingredients. Chill the salad until ready to serve. Some optional toppings are chopped pecans, toasted shredded coconut, graham cracker crumbs or lime zest.
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