Candy Apple Salad

Candy Apple Salad

It’s October, which means it’s time to carve the pumpkin and decorate the house for Halloween. But you can also be thinking ahead to Thanksgiving! One of my favorite dishes is a candy apple salad. This recipe includes everything from apples and walnuts, to marshmallows and whipped cream. It makes a great addition to any dinner table this fall season.
I love how the sweet flavors of this dish mix with some savory ones like celery and onions – it adds such an interesting flavor that I know your family will enjoy! If you’re looking for a new autumnal dish that will get everyone excited about Thanksgiving dinner then look no further than my candy apple salad recipe!

prep: 15 mins cook: 6 mins total: 21 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings


1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

½ cup white sugar

4 cups Granny Smith apple – peeled, cored and chopped

1 cup coarsely chopped dry roasted peanuts

1 egg, beaten

1 tablespoon white vinegar

1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, with juice

1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


In a saucepan over medium heat, stir together the egg, flour, sugar, vinegar and pineapple. Cook until thick, about 6 minutes. Set aside until completely cool.

In a large serving bowl, fold together the pineapple mixture and whipped topping. Carefully mix in the apples and 1/2 cup of peanuts. Sprinkle the remaining nuts on the top.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 301 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 35.8g; fat 16.8g; cholesterol 23.3mg; sodium 165mg.

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