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Caramel Apple Salad

Caramel Apple Salad combines butterscotch pudding, crunchy apples, salted peanuts and a few other ingredients to make a sweet and salty dessert salad. This is a Fall favorite side dish or dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Apple Salad
Servings: 12 people
Author: Jill


  • 1 3.4 oz. box instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1 8 oz. can pineapple tidbits with juice
  • 2 cups Granny Smith apples chopped, cored
  • ½ cup marshmallows miniature
  • ½ cup peanuts chopped dry roasted
  • 1 ½ cup whipped topping homemade or store bought


  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the pudding mix and pineapple tidbits until completely blended with no lumps remaining in the pudding mix.
  • To the bowl, add marshmallows, apples, and peanuts.
  • Fold in the whipped topping until evenly mixed.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Serve topped with additional whipped topping and nuts, if desired.


Best if served within 24 hours. Will save in the refrigerator, sealed in an airtight container, for up to 3 days. Crushed pineapple can be substituted.