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a is for apple salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Edwards
Baton Rouge, LA

a good way to get the little ones to eat their fruit. (Country Woman magazine recipe that I have tweaked for my family's taste.)

(1 rating)
yield 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For a is for apple salad

  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange extract
  • 1 can
    pineapple tidbits (20 ounce can), drained
  • 1 can
    manderin oranges,(11 ounce can) drained
  • 1
    medium tart green apple, chopped
  • 1
    medium red apple, chopped
  • 1 c
    each seedless red and green grapes, halved

How To Make a is for apple salad

  • 1
    In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in orange extract. Cool.
  • 2
    In a large serving bowl, combine the pineapple, oranges, apples and grapes. Add dressing; stir gently. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.
  • 3
    Note: Before serving, I add some chopped pecans and sliced bananas. A sprinkle of coconut and a few maraschino cheeries over the top is pretty.

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