Taffy Apple Salad Recipe

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Taffy Apple Salad Recipe

At Thanksgiving, I love to cook! I am so thankful for what I’ve learned from my Mother and Grandmother Nichols when it comes to cooking for a family! Along the way, I’ve collected many recipes like the Taffy Apple Salad Recipe I’m sharing today. I’ve been using this recipe since 2003 and have modified it to reduce the sugar and salt content. Enjoy!

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Taffy Apple Salad Recipe

Jyll Stuart's Taffy Apple Salad recipe is a reduced sugar recipe and includes fresh apples, pineapple, and unsalted peanuts.

Type: dessert

Cuisine: American

Keywords: Apple Salad,Fall Favorites,No Sugar-Added

Recipe Yield: 6-8 servings

Preparation Time: PT2H0M

Cooking Time: PT0H20M

Total Time: PT2H20M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 T flour
  • 1/2 cup Splenda
  • 2T instant tapioca
  • 2T cider vinegar
  • 1 8-oz can crushed pineapple – no sugar added – drain and reserve juice
  • 4 apples – 2 Red Delicious and 2 Granny Smith
  • 2 c unsalted peanuts
  • 1 8-oz container of sugar-free frozen whipped topping

Recipe Instructions: In a medium saucepan, stir together the flour, sugar, tapioca, vinegar, and reserved pineapple juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Remove from heat and cool. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least one hour. Get the frozen topping out to thaw while you prepare the apples. Core and chop the apples into chunks. In a bowl, add the crushed pineapple, apples, and peanuts. Add the chilled tapioca mixture and gently mix. Fold in the frozen topping. Chill for at least one hour before serving.

Editor's Rating:


  • Easy to make the day before.


  • It tends to get watery after 4-5 days in the refrigerator.