Watergate salad, also known as Pistachio Fluff, is a cool and refreshing Jello salad. It's an easy mid-century recipe Grandma would make for potlucks, parties, and casual get togethers for gossiping.
Much like ambrosia salad, Watergate salad comes together with a handful of ingredients in less than 10 minutes, then chilled. This is a fabulous make-ahead dessert for holidays and special occasions.
Jello Pistachio Instant Pudding Mix ( box )
Pistachios ( chopped )
Cool Whip whipped topping ( thawed )
dollops of Cool Whip ( garnishes )
Maraschino cherries ( garnishes )
STEP 1: Add crushed pineapple with juices to the bowl. Add the Jello on top. Mix well. The acid from the pineapple will activate the green food coloring in the powdered mix. It's beautiful!...
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