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Cranberry fluff salad in a glass bowl.

Cranberry Fluff Salad

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  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings


This easy Cranberry Fluff Salad recipe is a must have for the holiday season on Thanksgiving or Christmas tables. A delicious dessert like ‘fluff salad’ that is both perfectly sweet and tangy with cranberries, pineapples, and whipped cream combining for a devine piece of holiday heaven!!


  • 20-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 14-ounce can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped


  1. In a large bowl stir the pineapple and cranberry sauce together.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping until combined.
  3. Fold in the marshmallows and pecans. Fold until fully combined.
  4. Chill for 2 hours before serving.


How do I store leftover cranberry fluff salad? Store the leftovers covered with plastic wrap or using an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Can you freeze cranberry fluff salad? No, the fluff salad would not freeze well at all with the whipped cream. And with only 5 minutes of prep time and the ability to make it the day before you should not need to.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Chill Time: 2 hours
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American