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Easy Snickers Salad Recipe

Updated on December 21, 2015
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This is what the snicker salad looks like before you add pudding mix and cool whip. It's sour and sweet at the same time.
This is what the snicker salad looks like before you add pudding mix and cool whip. It's sour and sweet at the same time. | Source

Easy Snickers Salad Recipe

I know what your thinking, who in their right mind would want to eat Snickers on a salad? I know that is what I thought the first time I ran across this recipe, but don't let the name fool you, this recipe is definitely a dessert and a mighty tasty one at that. It may be better understood if it was called Snickers Fruit Salad, but that isn't the name that caught on, so we are stuck with the enigma that is this tasty dessert. My family loves when I make this dessert and it's everyone's favorite request when I'm invited to parties and potlucks. Sometimes, I think I am only invited because the hosts wants my recipe. The best part about this dessert is that it is extremely easy to make!


Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. container of Cool Whip
  • 1 Box of vanilla instant pudding
  • 6 Snickers candy bars
  • 4 -6 Granny Smith or other hard, sour apples
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Instructions

  1. Add entire Cool Whip container to a large mixing bowl
  2. Add one box of Jello instant pudding to the Cool Whip
  3. Stir till blended well
  4. Cut 4-6 Granny Smith apples into bite size pieces (I like small slices)
  5. Cut 6 Snickers candy bars into bite size pieces (I freeze my Snickers candy bars first to make them easier to cut)
  6. Add apples and snickers to large bowl and stir
  7. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving

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      Cheryl Paton 3 years ago from West Virginia

      Wow, so simple. When I eat candy bars, I usually like them frozen or refrigerated anyway. Cool idea!

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      Corrinna Johnson 3 years ago from BC, Canada

      Yum! I tried this at a potluck dinner before and it was delicious!

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      Tawnya 3 years ago from NE Ohio

      @Lorelei Cohen: It's awesome! Kids, big kids, and even my grandma love this dessert.

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      Lorelei Cohen 3 years ago from Canada

      Sounds positively delicious and the green apple adds the little bit of healthy to this dessert that makes it okay to dine on anytime ; )

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      whoa, now that's a salad for a sweet tooth! I wouldn't be into this but I can think of 2 people off the top of my head in my life who would LOVE this!

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      Tawnya 3 years ago from NE Ohio

      @Merrci: Merrci, I had never heard of it before either, but it truly is delicious and fun to make.

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Never tried it. Never heard of it, but I definitely will try it now. It looks fun and easy and very different. Who can resist a snickers treat after all. Glad you wrote this one down for us!

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