Frog Eye Fruit Salad

A unique fruit salad that combines acini de pepe pasta, fruit chunks, and a creamy fruit juice marmalade. A perfect side dish or dessert for parties, potlucks and holiday gatherings.


  • 8 ounces Acini De Pepe pasta
  • 20 ounces Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 20 ounces can pineapple chunks, drained, reserve 1 cup of juice
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple, drained
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup coconut, shredded
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Cook Acini De Pepe pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a medium saucepan over med-high heat, whisk together reserved pineapple juice, sugar, flour, egg and salt. Stir continuously until mixture is smooth and thickens (10-15 minutes). Stir in Lemon juice and remove from heat. Let cool for 5 minutes.
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