How to Make Cherry Fluff Fruit Salad | The TipToe Fairy Print

Cherry Fluff

  • Author: Stephanie Pass


This easy fruit salad recipe is just perfect for those holiday get togethers.



  • 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 20 oz can fruit cocktail salad, drained¬†
  • 1 16 oz maraschino cherries without stems, cut in half
  • 12 tablespoons of juice from the maraschino cherries
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp. powder sugar
  • Optional:¬†¬†1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Use a mixer to combine cream cheese, whipping cream, powder sugar, and maraschino cherry juice.
  2. Gradually add more maraschino juice if needed.
  3. Beat until combined and soft peaks form.
  4. Fold in all fruit, marshmallows and nuts.
  5. Chill several hours or ideally, overnight before serving.


  • Feel free to leave out the pecans.
  • Substitute whipped topping (Cool Whip) in place of heavy whipping cream.
  • If your maraschino cherry juice does not get the fluff pink enough to your liking, add a little red food coloring.

Keywords: cherry fluff, cherry fruit salad, fruit salad, fluff salad, ambrosia salad, ambrosia

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