Apple-cranberry salad

POSTED: 2:25 PM Oct 04 2011   UPDATED: 10:21 AM Dec 10 2014
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Both the adults and kids will enjoy crispy red and green apples and sweet-tart dried cranberries in a creamy dressing made with pure maple syrup.

For the dressing:

¼ c. sour cream

2 tbsp. pure maple syrup

1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp. mayonnaise

¼ tsp. celery seed

¼ tsp. powdered mustard

Dash of sweet paprika, preferably Hungarian

Dash of salt, or to taste

For the salad:

1 lg. red apple, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes

1 lg. green apple, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes

¼ c. coarsely chopped walnuts, preferably toasted

¼ c. dried cranberries

To make the dressing, whisk together all of the ingredients in a small bowl.

To make the salad, toss together all of the salad ingredients in a medium bowl. Add the dressing and toss again. Taste and adjust the seasoning.

Advance Preparation

This dressing will keep for up to 2 days in a tightly closed container in the refrigerator. Toss the dressing with the salad ingredients up to 2 hours before serving.