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Candy Bar Caramel Apple Salad

Who would have ever thought to pair candy bars and apples with cool whip and pudding? Trust me - this Candy Bar Caramel Apple Salad is sensational!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramel Apple Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 120 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 1 1/2 - 2 IKEA Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Bars reserve 1/2 bar for garnishment
  • 3 medium or 2 large apples
  • 1/4 c. nut topping chopped peanuts
  • 1 5.1 oz. package Vanilla Instant Pudding
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 16 oz. tub cool whip thawed to room temp
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping


  1. Whisk vanilla pudding packet and milk together until well combined. Fold in cool whip; making sure it is evenly incorporated.

  2. Chop up apples and candy bars into bite size pieces. Stir chopped apples, candy bar pieces, and nut topping into pudding mixture. 

  3. Place in a large bowl and drizzle with caramel ice cream topping. Garnish with chocolate shavings. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving (preferably).

Recipe Notes

To keep my apples from browning, I tossed them with lemon juice before adding to the pudding mixture.

Adapted from Chef In Training

Nutrition Facts
Candy Bar Caramel Apple Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 33mg1%
Potassium 155mg4%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.