Watergate salad

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Annelise Friedman

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@Annelise_Friedman

This recipe came about in the 1970s. It was created by Kraft and called the Pistachio Pineapple Delight. At a later date, a Chicago newspaper editor reprinted the recipe & renamed it "Watergate Salad" & this new name stuck. It is suggested that the editor was referring to the "mess" of the scandal, as well as the fact that it's "nutty". Either way it's a family favorite that is sure to please! It's super easy, and adjustable. It can be served as a salad or a dessert!

Rating:

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Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 20 oz can(s)
    crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 box
    pistachio pudding
  • 1 8oz pkg
    cool whip
  • 1 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Watergate salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine pineapple, marshmallows, and pistachio pudding.
  2. Fold in cool whip. Add nuts.
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving. For best results, refrigerate overnight.

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