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Cranberries mixed in a bowl with marshmallows and whipped cream.

Cranberry Fluff Salad

Cranberry Fluff Salad is the perfect potluck side dish to serve for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You'll love this 6-ingredient holiday classic for an easy Thanksgiving recipe the whole family will love.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Dessert, Cranberry Salad, Fluff salad, No Bake dessert, Thanksgiving Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 219kcal


  • 12 ounces ( about 3 cups ) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple, juice drained
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 8 ounces whipped cream topping


  • Drain and discard pineapple juice.
  • In a food processor/chopper, chop fresh cranberries. If using frozen, make sure any liquid is drained then chop.
  • In a large bowl, combine chopped cranberries, crush pineapple, sugar, salt, and marshmallows. Stir to combine. 
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Whip up 8 ounces whipped cream or use premade whipped cream.
  • Fold whipped cream into cranberry fluff to combine.
  • Serve cold.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg