May 7, 2009

Creamy Grape Salad

Creamy Grape SaladA Maynard original made fresh with a new picture!  This one was found at Recipezaar and suggested by a friend.  It’s a popular & easy summer dessert-salad.  It could also serve well during the holidays with it’s festive green and red colors!
  • 2 lbs. green seedless grapes
  • 2 lbs. red seedless grapes
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Topping Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup crushed pecans
  1. Wash and stem grapes. Set aside.
  2. Mix sour cream, cream cheese, white sugar and vanilla until well blended.
  3. Stir grapes into mixture, and pour in large serving bowl.
  4. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. Mix brown sugar and pecans in small skillet. Cook on medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar begins to caramelize.
  6. Remove from heat and let cool. Sprinkle on top of grapes just before serving.

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