(close up) Pistachio fluff in a glass with marshmallows and pecans on top
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5 from 9 votes


Pistachio Fluff (also called Watergate Salad) is a no-bake dessert that is made from whipped topping, pistachio pudding, marshmallows and pineapple.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pistachio Fluff, Watergate Salad
Servings: 10
Calories: 99kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 (3.5 oz) instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 1 (8 oz) tub whipped topping (COOL WHIP), thawed


  • In a medium bowl, combine pudding mix with crushed pineapple. Stir well.
  • Stir in marshmallows and chopped pecans.
  • Then gently stir in whipped topping.
  • Chill for about an hour before serving.



Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg