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Frog Eye Salad in a sherbet glass

Frog Eye Salad Recipe

Frog Eye Salad is a sweet fluffy rendition of a fruity dessert salad with cool whip, instant pudding and plenty of extras to make you go Mmmm!
Course Dessert, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Frog Eye Salad, Frog Eye Salad Recipe, How Do I Make Frog Eye Salad, How To Make Frog Eye Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 340kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 cup Acini di pepe
  • 1 (3.5-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained with juice reserved
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained with juice discarded
  • 1 (11-ounce) can 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.


Serving: 1/12 of the recipe | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 41IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg