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Favorite Apple Pie Salad Recipe

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Alicia Cluff
Added: Tuesday, October 17, 2006


1 can (20 oz.) unsweetened pineapple chunks
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbs. lemon juice
2 Tbs. cornstarch
2 Tbs. cold water
1 cup mayonnaise
8 cups chopped apples
2 cups green grapes
2 tsp. poppy seeds
3/4 cup chopped nuts

Drain pineapple, reserving juice, set the pineapple aside. Place juice in a sauce-pan; add butter, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Combine the cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Return to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Chill. Stir in mayonnaise. In a large bowl, combine pineapple, apples, grapes, poppy seeds and cooked dressing. Fold in the nuts just before serving.




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