Creamy Ambrosia Recipe. 1 (8 oz.) tub of whipped topping, thawed 1 cup sour cream 1 can pineapple tidbits, drained well 1 can mandarin orange segments, drained well 1 cup red or green seedless grapes, sliced in half 1 1/2 cups sweetened coconut flakes 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows 1 jar of maraschino cherry halves, drained very well (optional) 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
AMBROSIA “The Southern Christmas Salad” takes its name from what was called the ‘food of the gods’ in Greek mythology. It is typically served chilled in a crystal or glass bowl and has long been a Southern staple, especially at holidays.