Snickers Apple Salad

  • This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that’s great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It’s guaranteed to be the first to go!

    This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip

    Snickers Apple Salad

    This salad has been a family treasure for a very long time!! The recipe itself has changed over the years but it’s still one of my absolute favorites. I used to request this for my birthday almost every year after my Aunt first brought it!

    Now, it’s one of my kiddos favorites too! It’s definitely more of a dessert salad but hey it’s only your birthday once a year right?!?!

    Some more special occasion desserts are: Brownie Ice Cream Cake, Triple Berry Pretzel Salad, No Churn Pumpkin Ice Cream.

    This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip

    This is another one of those “salads” my husband would argue with my mom over. This one and the Triple Berry Pretzel Salad. They would argue back and forth about how this is/isn’t a “salad”. In my husband’s mind, a salad is full of leafy greens and something he would prefer not to eat.

    This snickers apple salad is definitely not one of those salads! And it’s definitely one of those salads he would love to eat! And so do I!! Anyway, even though he can no longer argue with my mom, we can relive those memories whenever we make these “salads”.

    This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip

    Tips for this Snickers Apple Salad

    • This is best made and served on the same day. It can be made several hours in advance but it’s not best to make and let sit overnight.
    • Most recipes call for only Granny Smith apples but I like to add a little color and add in a few red apples.
    • I have used vanilla, french vanilla, and cheesecake flavored pudding in this salad and they are all great choices. My favorite happens to be the cheesecake!
    • If you prefer you can also make your own whipped cream to replace the cool whip with, whip 1 1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream with 1/4 cup powdered sugar until stiff peaks.

    This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip

    Easy Snicker Salad

    So, if you are in need of a quick and simple dessert style salad you have to make this! I promise everyone will give rave reviews and you will go home with an empty bowl!

    5 from 4 votes
    This Snicker Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip
    Snickers Apple Salad
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Total Time
    15 mins
     
    This Snickers Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go!
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: apples, candy bar salad, dessert salad, snickers
    Servings: 8 -10
    Calories: 257 kcal
    Author: Malinda Linnebur
    Ingredients
    • 1 ½ cups (354ml) cold milk
    • 1 (3.4oz) (96g) box instant vanilla pudding
    • 1 (8oz) (226g) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed
    • 5 medium to large apples, chopped
    • 5 full size snickers bars, chopped
    Instructions
    1. In a large bowl combine the milk and vanilla pudding. Let stand for 1 to 2 minutes or until the pudding starts to set up. Gently fold in the remaining ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

    Recipe Notes
    1. I like to reserve a few chopped candy bars to garnish the salad with. 
    2. This is best made and served on the same day. It can be made several hours in advance but it's not best to make and let sit overnight. 
    3. Most recipes call for only Granny Smith apples but I like to add a little color and add in a few red apples. 
    4. I have used vanilla, french vanilla, and cheesecake flavored pudding in this salad and they are all great choices. My favorite happens to be the cheesecake!
    5. If you prefer you can also make your own whipped cream to replace the cool whip with, whip 1 1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream with 1/4 cup powdered sugar until stiff peaks. Choosing this option it's best to make the salad only a few hours before serving. 
    6. Nutrition Facts calculated using: 2% milk, Regular instant vanilla pudding, and Regular whipped topping
    Nutrition Facts
    Snickers Apple Salad
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 257 Calories from Fat 81
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 9g14%
    Saturated Fat 3g19%
    Cholesterol 8mg3%
    Sodium 108mg5%
    Potassium 298mg9%
    Carbohydrates 39g13%
    Fiber 3g13%
    Sugar 32g36%
    Protein 4g8%
    Vitamin A 165IU3%
    Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
    Calcium 93mg9%
    Iron 0.4mg2%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    This Snicker Apple Salad is a super easy dessert salad that's great to take to potlucks, picnics, and family gatherings! It's guaranteed to be the first to go! #apple #easyrecipe #dessert #coolwhip
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