Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad was "invented" and became popular during the President Richard Nixon era.

Watergate Salad


  • 1 small box instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 medium container Cool Whip
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple, undrained


  1. Mix dry ingredients with pineapple.
  2. Fold in Cool Whip.
  3. Add marshmallows and pecans.
  4. Chill.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

From the Family Recipes Collection of Linda Jolly and Lisa Stephens.