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caramel apple fluff salad in a glass serving bowl drizzled with caramel syrup
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Caramel Apple Fluff Salad

Caramel apple fluff salad is the easiest dessert alternative to all things pumpkin spice. Tart apples are tossed with a creamy but light caramel topping and lots of treat for a fall favorite you are sure to love!
Prep Time10 mins
Chill Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 424kcal


  • 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple
  • 1 3.4 oz pkg butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 gala apples washed, cored & chopped
  • 1 granny smith apple washed, cored & chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 8 oz tub whipped topping thawed
  • caramel sauce for garnish


  • Add the dry instant pudding mix & crushed pineapple WITH JUICE to a large mixing bowl. Using a sturdy wooden spoon, stir to evenly combine the two.
  • Add the sour cream & cinnamon, stirring again until evenly combined.
  • Add the thawed whipped topping to the bowl, folding in just until smooth.
  • Add the apples, pecans, and marshmallows- stirring just until evenly incorporated.
  • Cover the bowl tightly with cling wrap, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 4.
  • Serve this chilled fluff salad with a caramel sauce drizzle.


Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 343IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg