Creamy Caramel Apple Salad with Snickers

Caramel Apple Salad is a creamy blend of cool whip and vanilla pudding mixed with sweet fuji apples, grapes, and  snickers candy drizzled with caramel sauce. All you will hear is your family asking for seconds.

Salad doesn’t have to be just lettuce and vegetables, it can be so much more, just like this curried egg salad,  that takes egg salad to the next level, or thai chicken salad, that is creamy and hearty meal, or if you are looking to clean the soul this detox kale salad is a winner.

caramel apple salad with snickers in a clear serving bowl topped with caramel sauce-family favorite.

Caramel Apple Salad with Snickers

Wether you are hosting a party, going to a party or just having a fun family dinner this caramel apple salad will get your kids excited about sitting down for dinner.  Cool whip and vanilla pudding wrapped around crisp fuji apples, a mix of red and green grapes and chunks of snickers candy this side dish can almost be a dessert, similar to my creamy grape salad, both ready to eat in less than 15 minutes. 

Not only is caramel apple salad ready in less than 15 minutes it is the perfect side dish or dessert salad for numerous amounts of meals.  It is great for Fall while the apples are in season, but you can always find apples your local grocery stores so don’t hesitate to make this during the Spring and Summer too.

I love to use Fuji apples, being from Washington state we are spoiled with huge crops of apples, Fuji apples being one of the many.  You can use whatever type of apples your family loves, sweet or tart they will be perfect in this snickers caramel apple salad.

How many calories in a fuji apple?

There are about 80 calories in a medium sized fuji apple.  So if you have a smaller or larger sized fuji apple the calories may vary a little.

How do you make caramel apple salad?

  • In a large bowl combine milk, vanilla pudding mix, and vanilla extract.

making caramel apple salad by whisking milk, vanilla pudding mix, and vanilla extract in a clear bowl.

  • Let set for about 2 minutes.

mixing vanilla pudding and milk for caramel apple salad with snickers.

  • Fold in cool whip and mix to combine.

mixing in cool whip to combined with pudding to make snickers caramel apple salad.

  • Add in chopped apples, grapes, and snickers candy.  Refrigerate until ready to serve and top with caramel sauce.

apples, grapes, and snickers to make snickers caramel apple salad.

Can caramel apple salad be made with pineapples?

This caramel apple salad is made with snickers candy but can be made with other candy pieces and ingredients as well such as:

  • pineapples
  • milky way
  • granola
  • marshmallows
  • twix
  • pretzels
  • paydays
  • caramels
  • butterscotch pudding
  • white chocolate pudding
  • cream cheese

The great part about making caramel apple salad is you get to decide what kind of sweet surprise you want to add and see if your family and friends can guess.

Can you make caramel apple salad ahead of time?

You can make the cool whip and pudding mixture a few hours ahead of time and then add in your chopped apples and grapes and top with caramel sauce just before serving.  You don’t want to add the apples too soon, so they don’t turn brown before serving.

snickers caramel apple salad being served out of a clear bowl with spoon.

Caramel apple salad is very easy to make and can be served as a side dish and/or a dessert, you decide.

Can you make caramel apple salad with cream cheese?

Yes.  Simply mix softened cream cheese with marshmallow cream and add the apple, grapes, and snickers candy.

Making snickers caramel apple salad is a great side dish to bring to any party and will be loved by all.

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Creamy Caramel Apple Salad with Snickers

Caramel Apple Salad is a creamy blend of cool whip and vanilla pudding mixed with sweet fuji apples, grapes, and snickers candy drizzled with caramel sauce. All you will hear is your family asking for seconds.
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel apple salad, caramel apple salad with snickers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 126 kcal
Author Shannon

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1-3.4 oz package instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 container cool whip thawed
  • 4 apples cubed
  • 2 cups grapes sliced in half (I used both green and red)
  • 1 cup snickers candy cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • caramel sauce

Instructions

In a large bowl combine milk, pudding mix, and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine and let set for 2 minutes.

Fold in cool whip and mix to combine. Add in apples, grapes, and snickers. Mix and refrigerate until ready to serve. Then top with caramel sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Caramel Apple Salad with Snickers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Potassium 166mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1.7%
Vitamin C 4.4%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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