Taffy Apple Salad

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Munchkin Mama

This is a really great recipe that I found in a Taste of Home cookbook. Plan a little bit ahead because it is really easy to make but does involve some chilling time. The salted peanuts really contrast nicely with the sweet ingredients. Make your salad pretty by adding some extra peanuts and apple slices to the top or layer it in a clear trifle dish. Enjoy!

Top Review by pondfrogs

great recipe! this would be a great addition for a thanksgiving dinner! you can even use a different nut like maybe walnut or pecan for those who don't like peanuts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice.
  2. In a large bowl, combine marshmallows and pineapple; cover and refrigerate for several hours.
  3. In a small saucepan, whisk the egg and sugars. Turn the heat to low andwhisk in the flour, cider vinegar, and pineapple juice.
  4. Cook and stir until mixture thickens and gets a little bit glossy and reaches 160 degrees.
  5. Remove from heat (at this time I also pass the liquid through a mesh strainer to remove the little egg bits if there are any. Sometimes this happens if you dont whisk it all together well in the previous step). Cool completely and refrigerate.
  6. Fold the cool whip into the chilled dressing.
  7. Add the apples and peanuts to the pineapple and marshmallows.
  8. Fold dressing into fruit mixture and garnish.

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