Easy Strawberry Fluff Salad Recipe

4.75 from 4 votes

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This strawberry fluff salad recipe is a vintage classic and for a side dish that goes back to a time before I was born, who am I to argue with the name?

Where I come from, salad can mean something green and healthy or it can mean something altogether different…and wonderful.

If you love Jello salads, this is one easy recipe you will definitely want to try.

Strawberry Fluff salad in a Serving bowl
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What I Love About this Potluck Favorite

  • Creamy
  • Fresh fruit
  • Delicious dessert
  • Great recipe for sharing

It’s packed with fresh strawberries and mini marshmallows floating in a sweet creamy dessert full of fluffy texture. If you love fluff salad, try this creamsicle orange fluff recipe next!

What’s not to love?

Ingredients

This easy dessert salad starts with a simple mixture of yogurt and strawberry Jello and the rest of the ingredients are layered in.

You will love the slightly tangy flavors in this sweet treat!

Strawberry Fluff salad ingredients

Here are the basic ingredients you will need:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 (3 oz.) package of strawberry flavor Jello
  • 6 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip (or you can make your own fresh whipped cream)
  • 2 cups strawberries, tops removed and chopped plus a few extra strawberries for topping

For more Jello recipes, check out our classic strawberry pretzel salad and strawberry Jello poke cake.

How to Make Strawberry Fluff Jello Salad

This no bake dessert recipe comes together easily and it’s great to bring to family gatherings, church dinner, or even Easter brunch.

Below is a visual walkthrough of the simple steps. Please see the recipe card at the end of this post to print and save for later.

In a large bowl, whisk together yogurt and strawberry gelatin, until well combined.

mix yogurt with gelatin

Gently stir in marshmallows, Cool Whip, and chopped strawberries.

Reserve a few fresh berries to add on top of the strawberry fluff recipe.

stir in fruit and mini marshmallows

Cover bowl with plastic wrap and move to the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours, or until ready to serve.

gently mix in cool whip

Right before serving, top with additional fresh strawberries and enjoy!

Variations

  • Make orange fluff salad by using a orange Jello favor and mandarin slices
  • Try adding some crushed pineapple for added texture and sweetness
  • Leave out the chopped fruit and use the fluff as a fruit dip

Storage Tips

Fluff recipes make the perfect dessert for the whole family.

Serve chilled for best results and store any leftover salad in an airtight container and refrigerate for 2-3 days.

Print the Recipe

Strawberry Fluff

4.75 from 4 votes
Strawberry fluff salad is a crowd-pleasing side dish or dessert that is great for sharing at parties and gatherings!
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 ounce package of strawberry flavor Jello
  • 6 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip, or you can make your own fresh whipped cream
  • 2 cups strawberries, tops removed and chopped plus a few extra strawberries for topping

Instructions 

  • In a large bowl, whisk together yogurt and strawberry gelatin, until well combined.
  • Gently stir in marshmallows, Cool Whip, and chopped strawberries. Reserve a few fresh berries to add on top of the strawberry fluff recipe.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and move to the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours, or until ready to serve.
  • Right before serving, top with additional fresh strawberries and enjoy!

Notes

Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for 2-3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 155kcal, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g, Cholesterol: 6mg, Sodium: 76mg, Potassium: 91mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 26g, Vitamin A: 56IU, Vitamin C: 14mg, Calcium: 50mg, Iron: 0.2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

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Andrea Updyke is a married mom of two boys living in Raleigh, NC. She is a published author and blogger of more than 18 years and loves to celebrate the little things that make life awesome.

Whether she's sharing tasty recipes, traveling or hanging with the family, Andrea's goal is to help make your days a little easier and a lot more fun! Email inquiries to andreaupdyke@gmail.com.

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