Apples make delicious salads to liven up your meal or to take to potluck dinners. Here are three apple salad recipes that is sure to please. These recipes use fresh raw apples. You can peel the apples or leave the peelings on which ever you prefer. You can use red or yellow apples and your choice of sweet or tart depending on the taste you prefer. You can use sweet apples when making a recipe and the next time you might want to change to a more tart apple.
Apple Salad with Peanut Butter Sauce Recipe
1 apple, diced in small pieces
1 banana, sliced in small circles
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
How to Make the Peanut Butter Sauce
1/2 cup of peanut butter, creamy
1/4 cup of whole milk
1 tablespoon of honey
Put apples and bananas in a large bowl. Mix the cinnamon and sugar together. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture over the fruit. Stir the fruit around to coat it with the mixture. Mix the peanut butter, milk and honey in a small bowl. Pour over the fruit mixture. Serve.
How to Make Caramel Apple Salad
1 cup of whipped topping
1 package of butterscotch pudding mix
1 can of crushed pineapple in an 8 oz. can (with juice)
3 cups of diced apples
1 cup of mini marshmallows
1 cup of dry roasted peanuts
Mix the whip topping, pudding mix and pineapple in a bowl. Be sure to leave the juice with the pineapple when adding to this mixture. Add the peanuts, marshmallows and diced apples to the mixture. Stir Well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Apple Nut Salad Recipe
2 boxes of lime gelatin ,3 ounce size boxes
4 tablespoons of sugar
3 cups of boiling water
1 – 8 oz. package of cream cheese (softened)
2 apples, diced
4 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 cup of pecans, chopped
Dissolve the lime gelatin and 4 tablespoons of sugar in the boiling hot water. Add the 2 softened cream cheese packages to the gelatin mixture. Mix ingredients until the cream cheese is blended completely into the gelatin, use an electric mixer. Put the mixture in the refrigerator to chill, leave until it has partially set. Put the diced apples in a bowl and toss it with 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice. Put to the side until gelatin is ready. Remove gelatin mixture and add the apples, the pecans and the other 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice. Mix well. Pour mixture into a mold or pan. Put back in the refrigerator until firm. Serve.
Apples are very versatile and can be used in many recipes from desserts and candies to breads and salads.