Acini Pepe Macaroni Salad

Acini Pepe Macaroni Salad

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Cathy Helmholdt


This is our familys' favorite salad. My mother makes this for all of our family holidays and gathering. She has pasted this down to me (being the only daughter).


★★★★★ 1 vote

Great for a "Pot-luck"
12 Hr
15 Min


  • 1 lb. box
    acini pepe macaroni - cooked according to package
  • 2 lg. can(s)
    crushed pineapple (drained - keep the juice)
  • 2 lg. can(s)
    manarin oranges (drained)
  • 1 lb. pkg
    colored marshmallows
  • 12 oz. large
    cool whip
  • 1 c
  • 3
    egg yolks

How to Make Acini Pepe Macaroni Salad


  1. Put Cooked macaroni and pineapple into a large bowl.
  2. In a Small saucepan, add sugar and pineapple juice, bring to a boil.
  3. Take eggyolks, and slowly add a tablespoon of hot juice to the yolks... dont curdle the eggs. Add the yolks to the hot juice slowly. Then pour over the pasta and pineapple. Place in refridge. over night.
  4. Before serving add the remaining ingredients. mix well.
    Note: this is a very large salad and is very easy to make half recipe.

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Course/Dish: Fruit Salads Pasta Salads

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