desserts recipes



4 large Honeycrisp Apples cubed see notes

1 lemon juiced

⅓ cup mayonnaise

1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar

2 ribs celery thinly sliced

1 cup seedless red grapes halved

½ cup chopped pecans

½ cup dried cranberries


Toss the cubed apples with the lemon juice.

In a large bowl whisk together the mayonnaise and brown sugar. Add the apples, celery, grapes, pecans, and cranberries.  Stir to coat.

Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes prior to serving.


Enjoy this salad with your favorite crisp apples. Experiment with new varieties added to your classic good old standbys.

Feel free to substitute your favorite seedless grapes for the seedless red grapes. Just slice them in half. Read here to learn how to quickly cut grapes in half.

Prepare this salad up to 24 hours in advance and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until serving time.

Substitute chopped walnuts, pistachios, macadamia nuts, pine nuts, or sunflower seeds for the pecans.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up 3 days.

This salad does not freeze well.


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