Creamy Cinnamon Apple and Walnut Fruit Salad Recipe

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Ella Gordon Modified: August 3, 2022
Creamy Cinnamon Apple and Walnut Fruit Salad Recipe

How To Make Creamy Cinnamon Apple and Walnut Fruit Salad

A wonderful walnut fruit salad with the sweetness of apples and the tart cranberries. It makes for a delightful dessert with creamy cinnamon dressing!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Creamy Cinnamon Dressing:

  • 1pkgNeufchatel cheese,or light cream cheese, softened slightly
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • 2tspground cinnamon
  • tspground nutmeg
  • 1pkglight sour cream
  • 1tspvanilla extract

For Fruit Salad:

  • 4lbapples,chilled
  • 2cupswater,cold (for soaking apples)
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice,(for soaking apples)
  • 1cupFishers Walnuts,chopped
  • ¾cupdried cranberries

Instructions

Creamy Cinnamon Dressing:

  1. In a mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer, whip together Neufchatel cheese, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg on high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

  2. Add light sour cream and vanilla and blend until combined. Chill until ready to serve salad.

Fruit Salad:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine water and lemon juice. Dice apples into cubes, while cutting out core, and as your cutting them in batches dump them into the lemon water mixture and let rest about 1 minute then drain on paper towels.

  2. Transfer apples to a bowl along with walnuts and cranberries, and the Neufchatel cheese mixture.

  3. Toss to coat apples evenly. Sprinkle remaining ¼ of the walnuts and cranberries over top. Keep chilled and serve within an hour for best results.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 147.77kcal
  • Protein: 1.13g
  • Cholesterol: 5.24mg
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