Gael King Recipe

Southern Style Ambrosia

By Gael King gaelking

This gets raves at every occasion I serve it! A delightful make ahead no-cook, no-fuss addition to the menu that brightens up any holiday table.

Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
10 - 12
Prep Time:
Cooking Method:
No-Cook or Other


1 bag(s)
mini marshmallows
16 oz
cream cheese
1 c
1 c
16 oz
cool whip
2 can(s)
pineapple tidbits
1 jar(s)
maraschino cherries, sliced in half
1 bag(s)
coconut, unsweetened
1 bag(s)
chopped pecans
1 large can(s)
fruit cocktail
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Directions Step-By-Step

Blend cream cheese, sugar, and cream.
Add Cool Whip. Stir until smooth.
Set aside 1/2 of cherries and 1/3 of coconut. Add remaining fruits, nuts, marshmallows, and coconut to cream mixture and blend.
Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Before serving, top with reserved cherries and ring bowl with coconut.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American