Fall Apple Cranberry Peanut Butter Fluff


So into the fluff stuff on Pinterest. I love things that can be ¬†easily customized. One basic recipe that you can switch in and out ingredients. This fluff “salad” does that perfectly. Not really clear why it’s called a salad. It’s whipped cream, pudding and/or jello and marshmallows with some fruit added in. Sounds like dessert to me.

The basic recipe is

1 regular size tub of cool whip (I like the real cream one but I’m sure they will all work)

1 package of pudding or jello (I like the new Jell-o brand all natural ones)
1 package of jello

1-2 cups mini marshmallows

1 can or jar of something with liquid like crushed pineapple, peaches, pears, apple butter etc

Diced fruit, dried fruit, chopped nuts etc

Fold the pudding and/or jello into the cool whip. Be sure to fold not stir or you’ll deflate the whipped cream. Then fold in the liquid part.

You need the liquid because the pudding and jello will absorb the moisture from the whipped cream and this liquid will make it less stiff and help desolve the mix.

Then fold in the fruit, dried fruit, nuts, marshmallows or whatever you’re using.

My first try

Orange Mango Pineapple Fluff

1 tub cool whip
1 package Jello-o brand natural orange mango jello
1 cup diced fresh mango
1 cup diced fresh pineapple
1 cup mandarin oranges each segment cut in half
1 cup mini marshmallows

Folded the jello into cool whip then the other ingredients. Refrigerate for at least a couple of hours.

I bought the little cups of already diced fruit so there was no prep or liquid. I noticed the jello didn’t completely desolve after it was refrigerated for a couple of hours. It did after it was refrigerated over night. It still tasted awesome after 2 hours but probably use the canned pineapple next time for the liquid. And maybe mix the pineapple with the jello first to desolve it then fold into the cool whip.

Fall Apple Cranberry Peanut Butter Fluff

1 tub cool whip

1 package Jell-o brand natural vanilla pudding

1 – 9oz jar applebutter

1 heaping teaspoon natural peanut butter

1/2 each Granny Smith and Fugi apple; diced and soaked in lemon water then drained

1 cup pecans chopped

1 cup dried cranberries

1-2 cups mini marshmallows

Fold the pudding mix into the cool whip, fold in everything else one at a time. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Tastes like fall!