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grandma's apple salad

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Recipe by
Tiffanie Tillery
Flora, IL

My grandma has made this for just about every holiday meal. I refuse to eat any other apple salad because hers is the best.

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Ingredients For grandma's apple salad

  • 4-5 sm
    red apples (diced)
  • 2 c
    purple grapes (seedless)cut in half
  • 20 oz
    can of crushed pineapple
  • 1-2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    small marshmallows
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    pineapple juice( use juice from can of crushed pineapple)
  • 1 c

How To Make grandma's apple salad

  • 1
    Mix pineapple juice, lemon juice, salt, flour, butter, egg yolks(mix these in while mixture still cool or you will end up with scrambled eggs),and sugar together in a small sauce pan. Cook over low heat until thick.(Not quite pudding thick)Stir constantely
  • 2
    Cool mixture in refridgerator until completely cool stirring occasionally. Then mix in 1 container of cool whip. While mixture cools cut up fruit.
  • 3
    Pour mixture over fruit and nuts and refridgerate until ready to serve.

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