Thursday, May 26, 2011

apple snicker salad

One of my favorite things about summertime (that is, IF it ever warms up here...ha!) are BBQ's!!  We just had our first BBQ of the summer tonight!  We had such a fun time and the food was SO yummy! 

We were asked to bring a side dish...either a salad or dessert.  I made a dessert-salad!  But let's just pretend it's more salad than dessert, because heaven knows we (women) torture ourselves if we eat too much junk!!  Besides.... there ARE apples in it! ;)  Healthy apples! ;)  And we can't forget the protein.  Thank goodness for those snickers! ;)

Apple Snicker Salad
-small box instant french vanilla pudding
-1 cup milk
-8 oz cool whip
-2 to 3 granny smith apples (cut into cubes)
-1 pkg fun size snickers (about 19 in the bag)
Mix pudding and milk until smooth and then add the cool whip.  Chill mixture in the fridge for 30-60 minute.  (Can last up to 2 days in fridge)  Chop snickers into small pieces.  Then chop the apples.  Add to mixture just before serving.  Enjoy!

This is the easiest, most delicious side dish!  You MUST make this for your next BBQ, then let me know what you think!  Perfect idea for this weekend, right!? :)
Happy Memorial Day/weekend!

p.s.  It took me 4 different sections, plus Eric's help to eat that massive donut.  I'm weak.  Someday I'll be able to eat that monster in one sitting :)
p.p.s.  My comments aren't working... again.  If blogger ever fixes the problems I'll be doing some major catch up on comments ;)


Liesl said...

Oh my goodness! I love that you posted this! A friend of mine made this at a Thanksgiving celebration a bunch of us who didn't go home for the holiday had out in LA and I had never heard of it, but she had it ever year growing up and it sounds odd, but it is delish! Yum!

Liesl :)

aftonbrooke said...

Can I just say I might have jumped up and down squealing when I saw you had posted this recipe ? I've been craving it pretty much since you made it that one time. GAH so yummy!!

Jessi said...

I am fairly sure I've had this before and loved it.

That's such a cute picture!

Have a great (hopefully long) weekend. :)

Megan said...

Oh my gosh, this sounds...and looks...delicious!! YUM!!!

Megan and Justin said...

I've made this before! It's soooo good! cute picture !

fabulousamy said...

Such a great salad:) Yum yum yummy

Christy said...

1--this sounds AMAZING and not very much like a "salad," but yes, let's call it that! ;)

2--HOW did you guys stand in line for Tower of Terror and Eric NOT realize what was going to happen?? You can see and hear the people screaming when the doors open and they fall. hahaha!! PS--TERRIBLE wife move! ;)

Christy said...

Oh, and for those of your reading these comments and wondering "what is this crazy girl talking about? This post has nothing to do with Tower of Terror!" That's in response to a comment she left on my blog! :) Just thought I should clear that up! haha!

Ash said...

Um that sounds delicious. I just may have to try this out...

Cory and Kylee said...

I love this salad! I have made for a few family parties its a big hit. I dont use vanilla pudding though i am going to have to try it! It sounds yummy! thanks for sharing!

ashley.warner said...

that sounds delish!!!!!
thanks for the recipe!

new follower!


MF said...

you two are fabulous! and that recipe sounds amazing! love the blog and the concept!

i just came across your blog. i think its great. i hope you will come visit mine and maybe we can follow eachother!

Jen Sorensen said...

That's right ... we can't forget the protein! haha! It was way yummy.

Alycia Grayce (Crowley Party) said...

Sounds yummy! Sorry to tell you Court but this is not a salad, this is 100% dessert.

Raven said...

that looks amazing!!! I love summer bbqs too, and I'm in your boat, it's almost June and it's pouring rain out right now! what's up with that??

Antoinette Musik said...

Yay for summer bbqs! Your
Apple Snicker Salad looks and sounds absolutely delish and I'm so try this recipe out!

P! said...

Okay... simply BRILLIANT. I've made this many, many times before, but NEVER with the pudding; just the whipped cream. Oh Mylanta!! I am so excited to try this out for myself now!! :D Hoping you have a simply fabulous weekend!

Shay said...

Holy delicousness- I am not going to think of a single other thing until I get this in my mouth. It looks delicious!

And just an fyi- barbeques are much better in AZ. They just are.

Tatiana said...

My husband would go crazy over this salad! I'm SO making this!
I hope you have a beautiful Memorial day girly ;-)

Natalie said...

OMG that sounds amazing! I need to make this..or have you make it and send it to me. Thanks for stopping by my blog...I'm your newest follower!

Laura said...

yummers, i totally want to make this!! sounds lovely with the salty/sweet!

Britt Hanson said...

This looks delicious. Can't wait to try it :)
And.. I don't think I ever commented back to you about quiche? So sorry! Basically it's an egg and milk mixture that you bake inside of a pie crust. I like to put ham and cheese in mine, but you can put anything really! So yummy :)

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