Frog Eye Salad with Cool Whip

Frog Eye Salad (Acini de Pepe Salad)

Frog Eye Salad (Acini de Pepe Salad) is a sweet and fluffy dessert salad made from eggs, pineapple, cool whip, and marshmallows, perfect for the holidays or a potluck!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Frog Eye Salad (Acini de Pepe Salad)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 375 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 3/4 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pound acini di pepe pasta
  • 2 cups canned mandarin oranges drained well
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple drained well
  • 8 ounces cool whip
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
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  1. In a large pot whisk together the sugar, flour, salt, pineapple juice and eggs on medium heat until thickened then turn off the heat and whisk in the lemon juice.
  2. Cook the acini de pepe pasta one minute shy of the directions then drain and rinse well before adding to the pineapple egg mixture and mixing it together.
  3. Refrigerate the pasta mixture until fully chilled and just before serving mix with the oranges, pineapple, cool whip and marshmallows.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Frog Eye Salad (Acini de Pepe Salad)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 501mg22%
Potassium 212mg6%
Carbohydrates 82g27%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 43g48%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 22.9mg28%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.