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Awesome Ambrosia Salad

Awesome Ambrosia Salad

Awesome Ambrosia Salad


  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Servings: 12 1/2 cup servings
  • Delicious recipe Specialty: GF, DF, LS
Nutritional Information


12 1/2 cup servings

1 14-ounce can Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce

1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

1 11-ounce can Mandarin orange segments, drained

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1 cup seedless green grapes, cut in half

1 red apple, coarsely chopped

1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries

1/4 cup cup shredded coconut

6 small to medium navel oranges, optional


Remove cranberry sauce from can according to package directions. Slice cranberry sauce in half. Place one half in large serving bowl and beat with a fork until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, except coconut, mixing to coat.

Cut remaining half of cranberry sauce into 1/2-inch cubes. Gently toss cubes into ambrosia mixture.

Top salad with shredded coconut. Salad can be made up to 6 hours before serving.

Makes 12 1/2-cup servings.

Serving Variation:

To serve ambrosia salad in orange cups, cut six oranges in half. Hollow out orange halves with grapefruit spoon; reserve pulp and juice for another use. Wrap hollowed-out oranges tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time. When ready to serve, spoon 1/2 cup ambrosia salad into each orange half and top with shredded coconut.


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Refreshing and Delicious

donna from pleasant prairie, WI 01/03/2011 at 08:37 PM

This recipe goes well with sandwiches to dinners. My husband and I love it for it's tangy refreshing flavor and eat it with just about any food. It is delicious, try it!

Easy, simple, attractive

Jan from BLACKWELL, OK 11/18/2007 at 11:34 AM

I made it for a covered dish turkey dinner at work. It was easy and well received.I liked.