Creamy Pineapple Dream

Posted: June 29

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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Where do you go when you dream? Perhaps to a tropical island, with sapphire waves lapping nearby and white sand beneath your feet? Creamy Pineapple Dream can whisk you back to that place, no airfare required. The tangy and sweet fruit mixes with coconut for the full tropical taste, and with fluffy marshmallows and cream for that cloud-like dream flavor. Throw in a little crunch from buttery pecans and Creamy Pineapple Dream becomes the dessert of your dreams. Dream a little dream of this!


• 1 (3.4-ounce) package of vanilla instant pudding mix, or coconut cream instant pudding • 1 (20-ounce) can of crushed pineapple, juices reserved • 1 (8-ounce) container imitation whipped topping, thawed • 2 cups mini marshmallows • 1 cup sweetened coconut, optional, shredded • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped


Step 1

In a large bowl, stir the pudding mix and can of crushed pineapple with their juices together.

Step 2

Gently stir in the imitation whipped topping, marshmallows, coconut, and pecans.

Step 3

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, pressing the wrap to the mixture.

Step 4

Chill for at least 2 hours and up to 4 hours.

Step 5


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