Autumn Apple Salad

Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

This recipe I got from a close friend of mine Matt whose mother used to make this salad for picnics and such. I fell in love it and asked her for the recipe. Times has passed by and I have lost touch with my friend but still think of him when I make this salad. We had alot of fun times together.

Now, I have changed it up a bit but not much. I added more apples, cut back on the sugar, changed the cheese and sometimes I add more whipped topping but the flavor remains the same. It is a refreshing salad that has lots of texture to it. I just love the crunch of the apples and celery.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
8 - 12 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 medium
organic apples, red delicious or your favorite --unpeeled and chopped
1 c
diced celery
1 can(s)
(20 oz.) crushed pineapple (undrained--unsweetened)
1 pkg
neufchatel cheese or cream cheese
1/4 c
sugar
1 pkg
(3 oz.) lemon or lime gelatin
1 c
chopped walnuts
1 c
frozen whipped topping, thawed

GARNISH

whipped topping, nuts & a dash of cinnamon

Step-By-Step

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1Bring pineapple and sugar to a boil and then boil for 3 minutes.

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2Remove from stove and stir in your jello till dissolved. Then stir in your cheese.

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3Let mixture cool and then fold in your apples, celery and whipped topping.

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4Fold in the nuts and you are ready to refrigerate till time to serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids