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Nanny's Grape Salad

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Beautiful on the table, refreshing side dish or light dessert, perfect for a brunch or wedding or baby shower. For years it has been a must-have tradition at our Thanksgiving dinner. May be served immediately, but best if refrigerated for a few hours or overnight."
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20 m servings 306
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place pecans in a skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir until pecans are toasted and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into a heatproof bowl; stir to prevent nuts from overcooking.
  2. Beat sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla extract together with an electric mixer in a bowl until smooth. Fold in pecans and grapes. Stir gently until grapes are coated.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 306 calories; 20.2 31.2 4.1 31 85 Full nutrition

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I just made this for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow and it taste wonderful! I can't wait to see how it taste after it sets over night. I want to eat the whole bowl! Very easy too!!!!

Delicious, pretty, and simple. It needed a squeeze of lemon juice to cut the sweetness.

Used reduced fat cream cheese and walnuts instead of pecans. Doubled the vanilla and added a bit of milk for consistency. Delish!

I took another reviewer's suggestion and added a bit of lemon juice to cut the sweetness. I also used reduced fat cream cheese. This is delicious--we ate every bite.

I feel like a cheater when I make this salad. EVERYONE loves it and asks for the recipe. It is ridiculously easy and it makes me look like a kitchen goddess - Ha! I add a bit of cinnamon to the ...

This is a great fruit salad. I added red seedless and green seedless and with every bite full it's a little bit different of a flavor. I also used a little brown sugar and didn't use as much whi...

So yummy and people loved it. I substituted regular cream cheese for whipped cream cheese. Makes it easier.

Best for Christmas and Thanksgiving

I made this and it was a hit. I added equal amount of sour cream to this recipe. When throughly chilled its mouth watering and cooling on a hot summer day. Dusted it lightly with graham cracker ...