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authentic watergate salad

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Kelly Williams
Forked River, NJ

There are a lot of different versions of this recipe out there, but this is the original recipe from The Watergate Hotel where the recipe originated. This will take you right back to your childhood! Just as creamy and delicious as you remembered it to be! Grab a spoon and enjoy! (photo from bing images)

(3 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For authentic watergate salad

  • 1 (4 oz.)
    box pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 1 (20 oz.)
    can crushed pineapple with juice, undrained
  • 1 cup
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped pecans
  • 1 3/4 cups
    cool whip, thawed

How To Make authentic watergate salad

  • 1
    Stir pudding mix, pineapple with juice, marshmallows and nuts in a large bowl until well blended. Gently fold in cool whip. Refrigerate at least one hour or until ready to serve.