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Cherry Fluff Salad

Cream Cheese Cherry Fluff Dessert

Step back in time with this delicious Cream Cheese Cherry Fluff Dessert just like Mom always made for special occasions.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry Fluff Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 10
Author Recipes Simple


  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 20 ounce can fruit cocktail salad, drained
  • Juice from can of fruit cocktail salad
  • 16 ounces maraschino cherries, cut in half (Stems removed)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp maraschino cherries juice
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounce container Cool Whip
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, Cool Whip, powdered sugar, fruit cocktail salad juice and one tablespoon of the maraschino cherries juice (to give it the pink color). Mix until combined.

  2. Fold in all fruit, marshmallows and nuts. Mix until combined.

  3. Chill several hours or overnight before serving.