Apple Salad October 2, 2008
While in Branson, MO, this weekend we went to Silver Dollar City. We had so much fun. If you haven’t been to Silver Dollar City in a while, you need to go back soon. They just opened up a Culinary Craft School. It is amazing but you have to pay $10 extra to book a spot. It is basically a cooking show where everyone gets to taste the final product. Despite the fact that I only went home with two new recipes, I will definitely take another class at the Culinary Craft School. It was fun to sit in a brand new gourmet kitchen and watch food be made.
One of the recipes that was demonstrated while we were there was this Apple Salad. I have made it TWICE since getting back.
7-8 apples (I used Gala)
1 can crushed pineapple
1/3 bag small marshmallows
Nuts (I like Walnuts)
*optional* cut up orange slices
1 cup fat free half and half, give or take
small container of light cool whip
Drain can of pineapple into large bowl and fill the bowl up half way with water.
Cut up all the apples in to small pieces and place in bowl with pineapple juice.
In another large bowl, whip up cool whip, crushed pineapple, and half and half.
Stir in nuts and orange slices.
Add apple pieces, stir, and store in fridge for up to a week.
The orange slices make this salad really sweet. I would prefer the salad without them, but my husband likes them added. The teacher at the culinary craft school said that she adds different types of candy depending on the holiday. Orange slices are good for Halloween, etc…