Easy Snickers™ Salad
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Crisp, tart apples and chewy Snickers™ bites are folded into heavenly whipped topping in a dish that’s known to be potluck perfection. The only question is whether it’s a side dish or dessert!MORE+LESS-
Updated September 18, 2017
package (3.4 oz.) package instant vanilla pudding mix
teaspoon vanilla (or almond) extract
cartons (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
medium to large Granny Smith apples, chopped
(1.86 oz.) Snickers™ candy bars, cut into 20 bite-sized pieces each
Caramel ice cream topping (optional, for garnish)
Lightly salted roasted peanuts (optional, for garnish)
Combine pudding mix, milk and extract; whisk until blended. Add whipped topping and blend completely.
Fold in chopped apples and candy bars until well distributed. Allow mixture to chill in refrigerator until serving.
To serve, transfer mixture to a bowl or individual serving cups. Drizzle with caramel. Top with salted peanuts if desired.
- Adjust proportions to taste—more or less of the apples and candy bars.
- Substitute any firm eating apple; red or green delicious work equally well.
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
- Snickers™ Salad is well-known in church potluck circles. It’s a vintage recipe that you can’t forget once you’ve tasted it.Of course, the name rather hilariously overlooks the fact that cubes of crisp green apples are also enveloped in dreamy, creamy white perfection.So why isn’t it called Apple Salad? Because…candy bars. In something called a salad. Is this not genius?You can mix this up in a few minutes flat, so check it out the next time you’re the one tagged to bring something to the party. And hey, you get to decide if you put it on the table with the salads—or the desserts!Serve it up in little glasses or bowls. Or just put the big bowl out and let people help themselves. But whatever you do—top it with a bit of caramel drizzle and a few salty peanuts.Then, dig in to sweet-salty-fruity paradise!