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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

Ingredients

  • 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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Instructions

  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

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Frog Eye Salad (Acini de Pepe Salad)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 501mg 21%
Potassium 212mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 82g 27%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 43g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 12.2%
Vitamin C 27.7%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 11.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.