Creamy Grape Salad Recipe

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Creamy Grape Salad Recipe
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Creamy Grape Salad Recipe

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Everyone raves when I bring this refreshing, creamy salad to potlucks. For a special finishing touch, sprinkle it with brown sugar and pecans. —Marge Elling, Jenison, Michigan
MAKES:
21-24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
21-24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 pounds seedless red grapes
  • 2 pounds seedless green grapes
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until blended. Add grapes and toss to coat.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with brown sugar and pecans just before serving. Yield: 21-24 servings.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • In many recipes, thick and tangy Greek yogurt stands in beautifully for sour cream and lightens things up.
  • Mix in chopped candy bars. Crunchy Snickers and Heath bars play particularly well with the juicy grapes.
  • Originally published as Creamy Grape Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p41

    Nutritional Facts

    3/4 cup: 131 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

    • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 pounds seedless red grapes
    • 2 pounds seedless green grapes
    • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
    1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until blended. Add grapes and toss to coat.
    2. Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with brown sugar and pecans just before serving. Yield: 21-24 servings.

    Test Kitchen Tips
  • In many recipes, thick and tangy Greek yogurt stands in beautifully for sour cream and lightens things up.
  • Mix in chopped candy bars. Crunchy Snickers and Heath bars play particularly well with the juicy grapes.
  • Originally published as Creamy Grape Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p41

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    Kate User ID: 970842 267829
    Reviewed Jun. 10, 2017

    "When I have to tweak a recipe I automatically take a star away. With that being said, this recipe was good and we enjoyed it but it does need the additional brown sugar for me. I added a fourth of a cup and everyone loved it! I will make it again."

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    nanatana5592 User ID: 8952688 265344
    Reviewed Apr. 30, 2017

    "my grandkids that don't like fruit salads loved this. thanks you its great"

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    18grands User ID: 8681935 264771
    Reviewed Apr. 17, 2017

    "I made this as directed for Easter dinner and think the 'dressing' seems too heavy (and twice what is needed). If I make it again I would use 3 oz. of cream cheese, 1/2 C. sour cream and substitute brown sugar for the white sugar and skip sprinkling it over the top. I made this according to directions and while it is tasty, the dressing is just too thick for my taste."

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    khegeman User ID: 2379383 264085
    Reviewed Mar. 30, 2017

    "Good but not excellent"

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    [email protected] User ID: 4198248 259257
    Reviewed Jan. 5, 2017

    "This is an absolutely fabulous salad. I'm guessing I've made this at least a dozen times since I got the recipe the summer of 2016. Just for fun the other day, I added some blueberries and they were so good in there! I use it as a dessert when I'm craving something sweet. I mix at least a cup or so of chopped walnuts or pecans in instead of sprinkling over the top, and I didn't care so much for the brown sugar, so don't use it at all. This is my favorite salad by far. Wish I could give it ten stars."

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    gina.kapfhamer User ID: 8717427 255576
    Reviewed Oct. 18, 2016

    "This is perfect for an office potluck or anytime you need to bring a quick treat to a party (the green grapes are perfect for Christmas)! So delicious and addicting! Note: I left off the brown sugar - was already sweet enough for me."

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    jassojc User ID: 8395448 254091
    Reviewed Sep. 13, 2016

    "I enjoy this recipe as a way to use my grapes if they aren't getting eaten."

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    misscoffeepot User ID: 7519492 253347
    Reviewed Aug. 29, 2016

    "reminds me of cheesecake! I have a new potluck dish now."

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    elaine43 User ID: 8236827 253255
    Reviewed Aug. 27, 2016

    "I mix in heath bar pieces inside when I am mixing in the grapes to the sour cream and cream cheese mixture,My family loves it,a little surprise."

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    Wyosnobird User ID: 8828086 252096
    Reviewed Aug. 1, 2016

    "Delicious! I have made it for church potlucks as well as picnics at our cabin. Everyone wants the recipe!"

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