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Taffy Apple Salad

 Taffy Apple Salad
Kids especially will eat up this salad, which really does taste like a taffy apple! My whole family enjoys it, and I hope you do, too.
10-12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 cups diced unpeeled apples
  • 1-1/2 cups lightly salted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice. In a large bowl, combine pineapple
  • and marshmallows; cover and refrigerate for several hours.
  • In a saucepan, combine the egg, sugars, flour, vinegar and reserved
  • pineapple juice; cook and stir until mixture thickens and reaches
  • 160°. Remove from the heat; cool. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Fold whipped topping into the chilled dressing. Add the apples and
  • peanuts to the pineapple and marshmallows. Fold dressing into fruit
  • mixture. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 315 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.