What’s the perfect combination of healthy and sweet? Fruit, of course! Take it one step further with this banana split fluff salad. Alright, this salad isn’t exactly a salad and it’s not as healthy as we’d like it to be. However, it is delicious nonetheless!
This salad is perfect for an easy homemade dessert. You can serve it to your kids or guests, or eat one on your own with a cup of hot tea. Keep in mind that it’s not a mobile dish and you shouldn’t keep it in the fridge for too long. Our banana split fluff salad is best enjoyed on the same day.
1 – 3.4 ounce box instant banana pudding
1 – 20 ounce can crushed pineapple (do not drain)
1 – 8 ounce container Cool Whip
1 cup mini marshmallows
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts + 2 Tablespoons for garnish
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
2 ripe bananas, sliced
2 – 10 ounce jars maraschino cherries, halved
Stir together the pudding mix and pineapple until dissolved and thickened.
Fold in the Cool Whip with a spatula.
Gently stir in the marshmallows, nuts, chocolate chips, bananas, and cherries.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour to chill. Makes about 8 cups salad.
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 Amount Per Serving: Calories: 137Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 1g