Frog Eye Salad in Clear Glass Dish

Frog Eye Salad Recipe

Frog Eye Salad is a Sweet, Fruity, Fluffy Dessert Salad. This extra fruity salad is a potluck classic with instant pudding mix and delicious cool whip that doesn't require a lot of extra work, and has just the right amount of goodies to make it a favorite of Kids of All Ages!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Frog Eye Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 People
Calories 179kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 Cup Acini Di Pepe
  • 1 (3.5) Ounce Box Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 8 Ounce Can Crushed Pineapple, Drained with Juice Reserved
  • 1 20 Ounce Can Pineapple Tidbits, Drained with Juice Discarded
  • 1 11 Ounce Cans Mandarin Oranges, Drained with Juice Discarded
  • 2 15 Ounce Cans Fruit Cocktail, Drained with Juice Discarded
  • 3 Cups Colored Mini Marshmallow
  • 1 Cup Shredded Coconut
  • 1 8 Ounce Container Cool Whip-Thawed
  • Reddi Wip


  • Cook pasta in lightly salted rapidly boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Drain well.
  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together Instant pudding mix, 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice, sugar and milk for 2 minutes.
  • Add drained pasta to pudding mixture and fold gently until combined. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Place all drained fruit in a bowl or a 1-gallon resealable bag and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to serve, add cold fruit, cool whip, mini marshmallows and coconut to pasta mixture and fold to combine. Serve in a large bowl or individual serving dishes. Top with Reddi Wip if desired.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1.8% | Vitamin C: 2.4% | Calcium: 3.3% | Iron: 3.5%