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Apricot Fluff

When we were young mothers, I asked my best friend if she had a recipe for an easy ambrosia salad that I could take to a cookout later that evening. She shared this recipe with me and it's become a must-have at every barbecue I attend. It's sublime with peaches and peach gelatin, too. —Melissa Meinke, Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10 servings (3/4 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apricot or peach yogurt
  • 1 package (3 ounces) apricot gelatin
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 3 cups cubed peeled fresh apricots

Directions

  • In a large bowl, add yogurt to gelatin; stir 2 minutes to completely dissolve. Gently stir in whipped topping, then marshmallows and apricots. Refrigerate until firm, at least 4 hours.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 225 calories, 3g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • shelli1542
    Jun 30, 2020

    Delicious! A new go to favorite.

  • Lenore
    Jun 21, 2020

    No comment left

  • Sherry
    May 23, 2020

    Love Apricots! But couldn't find The Apricot gelatin or yogurt so used Peach gelatin

  • dcscake_OH
    Aug 10, 2019

    I made this recipe for a ladies luncheon, and it was a big hit. I did not alter it at all.

  • MarineMom_texas
    Jul 30, 2019

    I made this delicious recipe but with changes. No peach or apricot jello to be found so used orange. Also used peach yogurt since no apricot to be found. Did use 5 fresh apricots. This is a winner all around. Both hubby and I loved it and will definitely make it again. Volunteer Field Editor

  • bicktasw
    Jul 29, 2019

    I just made this recipe with a few minor changes. I used vanilla lowfat yogurt instead of peach or apricot because that's what I had on hand. I used sugar free peach gelatin, sugar free frozen whipped topping and a 15 ounce can of halved, unpeeled apricot in light syrup (drained) and chopped. The finished "fluff" was tasty, light and not too sweet. A wonderful dessert to make for the hot summer days we have been having. Five stars for sure!

  • randcbruns
    Jul 18, 2019

    I've made this recipe several times over the past few weeks. I have used different gelatin and yogurt flavors. It is delicious however you make it.

  • BeckyJCarver
    Jul 18, 2019

    loved this recipe. It's sweet but not overpowering. I couldn't find apricot jello or yogurt so I used peach

  • amehart
    Jul 11, 2019

    Wow! So light and refreshing - LOVED this! Made for my mother's 94th birthday party and she has already requested again, in less than a week. Definitely a keeper!

  • Dawn
    Jul 8, 2019

    I made this recipe today using 3-oz. peach gelatin since I did not have apricot gelatin! I did use 2 5.3-oz. cartons of peach yogurt and I left the apricots I'd used unpeeled! (They'd gotten ripe!) I'd looked for reduced-fat whipped topping, but didn't find it in my supermarket so I used fat-free whipped topping! (This is a delicious recipe!