Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad

Creamy Vanilla Grape and Apple Salad with Cranberries and Pecans - a delicious side dish for the Fall season.  Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve and other holidays!  Gluten free recipe. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 324 kcal
Author Julia



  • 8 oz cream cheese , softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 pound red grapes seedless
  • 1 pound green grapes seedless
  • 3 red apples sweet, cored and diced
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans + extra
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries



  1. In a medium bowl, combine softened cream cheese, sour cream, brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Using an electric mixer, blend the ingredients for about 2 minutes or until nice and smooth.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the grapes, diced apples, chopped pecans, and cranberries. Add the dressing and toss to coat.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve. When you are ready to serve, top with extra chopped pecans and a small amount of brown sugar (if desired).
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 96mg4%
Potassium 339mg10%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.