A retro classic made healthier: cherry pistachio fluff recipe #Recipes#cooking#food Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Aug 4 2015) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Catherine Clark Photos and recipe by bijouxandbits.com Related Post Jurassic World-inspired dinosaur eggs for all the "clever girls" Jurassic World comes out this week and we are EXCITED. I created these "dinosaur eggs" with an Asian-inspired flavor with tea bags, soy sauce, and... Read more This cherry pistachio fluff is one of those totally retro classic picnic dishes that a beehived, '60s-era housewife might bring to a summer barbecue in pedal-pushers. People still make this creamy dish because it tastes indulgently rad, is super customizable, and easy as hell to make. I've taken the original concept, added a little pistachio twist, and lightened up the ingredients. Plus, it's still cherry season so you could sub in some nice, fresh cherries and real whipped cream to ramp up the awesome and make it shmancier. See more at bijouxandbits.com Here's how to make it: Ingredients 1 8 oz container of light or sugar free whipped cream (or freshly whipped heavy cream) 1 box sugar free pudding mix, cheesecake flavor (or pistachio-flavored, if you prefer) 1 20 oz can no sugar added cherry pie filling (or 4 oz fresh cherries) 2/3 cup mini marshmallows 1/8 cup shelled pistachios Instructions In a food processor, roughly chop the pistachios. Fold to combine the whipped cream, pudding mix, and cherry pie filling in a large bowl. Fold in the marshmallows and crushed pistachios. Garnish with extra crushed or whole pistachios and refrigerate before serving. Original recipe and more photos over here. Still hangry? Try this: Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS BDSM in mainstream media: Why I taught my kids about safe words NEXT 7 travel tips for introverts Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] I love this recipe! My go-to for in a rush is chocolate orange fluff. Same concept but with lemon pudding mix (butterscotch also works), mandarin orange slices and mini-chocolate chips or dark chocolate curls. Actually there we're lots of great recipes in the 50's-60's (as long as you don't mind jello and mayo) Reply Oh god, this takes me back. Pistachio fluff was a staple at my holiday family gatherings. Cool whip, pistachio pudding mix, and canned pineapple chunks. Now I want to know what it'd taste like with fresh ingredients! Reply We call this Fruit Ambrosia. Our version is a container of Cool Whip blended with one batch of whatever flavor Jello we want, then a can of drained crushed pineapple, a can of drained mandarin oranges, a cup of shredded coconut and 2 cups of mini marshmallows. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.