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Caramel Apple Salad Recipe is a great dessert salad

Caramel Apple Salad

This Caramel Apple Salad would be a great Fall recipe, but is great anytime of the year. Crisp, tart apples with a nice whipped topping mixed in with sweet and sticky caramel. What’s not to love!?!
Course Dessert, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings 8 Cups
Calories 177 kcal
Author BubbaPie


  • 1 package 3.4 oz, instant butterscotch pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can 8 oz, crushed pineapple
  • 2 cups chopped granny smith apples
  • 1 tub 8 oz, whipped topping, thawed
  • 3/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts divided
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping


  1. Add pudding and milk to a mixing bowl and whisk until combined well. Refrigerate for 5 minutes to firm up.
    Make Pudding for apple salad
  2. Add pineapple, apples, and 1/2 cup of the peanuts to the bowl. Mix well.
    Add Pineapple, Apples and peanuts
  3. Fold in whipped topping.
    Fold in whipped cream.
  4. Refrigerate, covered, for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Top with caramel and remaining 1/4 cup chopped nuts before serving.
    Caramel Apple Salad Recipe is a great dessert salad
Nutrition Facts
Caramel Apple Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.