Carrot and Cracker Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe originally hails from a 1977 cookbook called "Amish Cooking".

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 12 cups saltine crumbs
  • 3 hardboiled egg, chopped
  • 12 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise, approximately
  • salt and pepper


  1. Mix the first five ingredients together.
  2. Add enough mayonnaise to achieve the consistency you desire.
  3. Add seasoning to taste.
  4. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Just made this today, the taste test was outstanding. Easy to make. Added a little more mayo. Hope it holds well for a couple of hours. Thanks!! Melody

CrankyCook October 01, 2006

Oh my goodness,I grew up with a version of this and had never seen it in print till now! The family version: 1 pkg saltines 3 boiled eggs 1 lb. carrots run through meat grinder, ad 1 pint miracle whip. a carrot lovers dream :) thanks! As a kid I'd always get stuck grinding :(

missjuliee January 16, 2006

Mercy, I thought this was great and so did my husband! The flavors were great! I cut the recipe into thirds. Lovely salad, thank you! I picked you for the pick a chef game and so glad I did!

Sharon123 May 16, 2004

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