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Apple Mallow Salad

I enjoy picking fresh apples at local orchards, and using both red and green apples makes this a festive-looking salad to serve at parties and family gatherings.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 medium red apples, diced
  • 2 medium green apples, diced
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts

Directions

  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, vinegar and reserved juice until smooth. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg; return all to the pan; stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool.
  • Fold in whipped topping. Fold in the apples, marshmallows and reserved pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, fold in the peanuts.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 177 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 32mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Dawn
    Nov 22, 2018

    I agree it’s on the sweet side, so I added maraschino cherries and it offset it. Very good!

  • HotWheels6
    May 16, 2013

    Fantastic all who had it like it. (10 people)

  • teethyme
    Nov 13, 2011

    Made this for a crowd and it was a hit!!! Everyone wanted the recipe.

  • Hannah0418
    Oct 10, 2010

    good, not great. i thought it was too sweet. if i make it again, i'll cut sugar to 1/4 cup.

  • Margielou_wa
    Sep 7, 2010

    This sounds like it could be a great dessert too.

  • nanade87
    Sep 7, 2010

    My family loved this salad, if you want to sugar it up I have even cut up about 8 mini snicker bars. I cant wait to make it again.

  • diva53d
    Jul 15, 2008

    This sounds delis, I always have apples and this is perfect for my 5 yr old. Apples & marshmallows!

  • treep
    Jul 3, 2008

    this is the best!!!!!!

  • GooFan
    Dec 10, 2007

    I would have never thought add flour? I'm going to try this one.