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Frosted Chicken Salad

 Frosted Chicken Salad
Ever since I was tall enough to reach the stove, I've enjoyed cooking. This recipe's one of my favorites—it's so simple, I can make it the night before, throw on the topping at the last minute and take it to a picnic or family gathering. Both my husband and I have lived on farms all of our lives. We grow corn, soybeans and wheat. Our three sons are grown, and we're now the grandparents of
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • SALAD:
  • 2 cups diced unpeeled red apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/2 cup sliced seedless green grapes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup salad dressing
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced apples and grapes for garnish

Directions

  • Line 1-1/2-qt. bowl with plastic wrap. Combine all salad ingredients
  • and gently press into the bowl. Cover; chill several hours.
  • Carefully unmold onto a plate lined with a bed of lettuce leaves.
  • Combine the cream cheese and salad dressing; frost salad. Garnish
  • with apples and grapes. Chill for several hours. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 532 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 39 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 570 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.