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Easy Fruit Cocktail Salad

My version of Fruit Cocktail Salad screams deliciousness! Made with fresh or canned fruit, it's the perfect light desser and great for get-togethers & potlucks. 
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy mixed fruit salad, fruit salad with lemon pudding
Servings: 12
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Lori @ A Reinvented Mom



  • 1 15 oz can Pineapple Chunks
  • 1 15 oz can Mandarin Oranges
  • 16 oz fresh strawberries
  • 5 cups red grapes seedless
  • 2 apples cored
  • 2 bananas
  • 3.4 oz instant lemon pudding mix


  • Drain the pineapple and mandarin oranges, reserving the juice.
  • Wash the fresh fruits and pat dry.
  • Slice the apples and bananas.
  • Combine the pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges, apples, bananas, strawberries, and grapes in a large bowl and stir.
  • Mix the lemon pudding mix with the reserved juice and stir until the pudding mix is dissolved. Pour over the fruit mixture and stir to coat the fruits.
  • Chill for an hour before serving.


  • Add the bananas right before serving, if preferred.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Best if eaten within 2-3 days.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a reference using an online calculator. We recommend independently verifying the information. 


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg