Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Watergate Salad (my favorite dessert!)

2 (4 serving size) pkgs. instant pistachio pudding mix

2 (20-oz.) cans crushed pineapple in juice

2/3 cup maraschino cherries -- halved

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1 cup shredded coconut

2/3 cup chopped pecans

3 cups Cool Whip, thawed

Stir pudding mix, pineapple with juice, marshmallows, coconut, and nuts in large bowl until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve.