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"This vintage Watergate Salad recipe is a classic 5-minute side dish or easy dessert that has been loved for generations! The sweet, creamy, and fluffy pistachio salad with pineapple, coconut, pecans and maraschino cherries is a perfect treat for just about any occasion. If you've ever been to a potluck or enjoyed a holiday meal at Grandma's house, then you've most likely enjoyed this beautiful green dish! Watergate Salad is a dessert salad that has been popular since the 1970's, with the release of pistachio pudding mix. While there are many versions of the Watergate Salad recipe, General Foods was the first to publish a recipe for "Pistachio Pineapple Delight" back in 1975. "
Preparation Time5 min
Chilling Time1 hr
Cooking MethodNo Bake
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