Thanksgiving Fruit Salad Recipe

Make this easy, one bowl Thanksgiving fruit salad recipe. It will be a family favorite for years to come.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit salad, kid-friendly recipes, Thanksgiving recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 164 kcal


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 apple chopped
  • 2 bananas sliced
  • 1 can fruit cocktail
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows


  1. Pour the heavy whipping cream in the bowl of a stand mixer with the whisk attachment fitted. Whip on medium speed for about 3 minutes until stiff peaks form. Add in the vanilla extract and sugar, and mix well.
  2. Chop and slice the apples and bananas, and place in a medium serving bowl. Drain the can of fruit cocktail, and pour in the fruit. Add in the whipped cream and marshmallows, and mix well with a spoon.
  3. Serve immediately, or cover and let chill in the refrigerator. Keeps for up to 3 days. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Thanksgiving Fruit Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Potassium 121mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 15g
Vitamin A 7.5%
Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.