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Frosted Chicken Salad

 Frosted Chicken Salad
This recipe is 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. —Joyce Carpenter, Darlington, Indiana
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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Frosted Chicken Salad (continued)

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.