Grandma's Apple Salad

Grandma's Apple Salad Recipe

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Tiffanie Tillery


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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  • 4-5 small
    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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Course/Dish: Fruit Salads

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