Easy Five Cup Fruit Salad

This easy five cup salad is a fruit salad that can be put together in a flash. It is a perfect recipe for kids, and those who are inexperienced cooks.

This easy five cup fruit salad is a classic fruit salad recipe everyone will love. #fruitsalad

This classic fruit salad recipe is so easy to make. You can use canned fruit to make this salad, and best of all you can make this recipe your own by adding your own favorite fruits to this fruit salad. Growing up my Mom used to make this fruit salad anytime we had a family gathering. This fruit salad takes no time to put together, and best of all you can make this recipe ahead of time.

You can make this delicious super easy fruit salad in no time at all.

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This easy five cup fruit salad is a classic fruit salad recipe everyone will love. #fruitsalad

Five Cup Salad

This fruit salad is super easy to make. 
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Five Cup Salad, Fruit Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 121kcal


  • 1 cup small marshmallows
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup white grapes
  • 1 cup sour cream


  • Mix and set in refrigerator 1 hour before serving.


This recipe is by Judy McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1967.


Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 17.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Sherry Sanchez

    5 stars
    Looking for the recipe of a “salad” that was a scoop in the front of the isle that had shredded cheese, pineapple pieces, lemon jello and what looked like cream cheese and pecans. Help!!

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