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Frosted Chicken Salad

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

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

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

  1. Line 1-1/2-qt. bowl with plastic wrap. Combine all salad ingredients and gently press into the bowl. Cover; chill several hours.
  2. 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.

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