I think I have mentioned before that I have a slight addiction to Pinterest. My primary interest there is drooling over fabulous looking recipes and photos of food/desserts. I think I may gain a few pounds every time I look at the site. If you value your figure then stay away from the food (especially those deliciously evil desserts) on Pinterest.
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a "Snickers Salad". The woman who posted the recipe described it as similar to a caramel apple and I was hooked. See, I haven't had a caramel apple since before I got braces (umm that would be pre-8th grade folks). The day I got my braces on I told my mom that my big treat after they were off would be to indulge in a caramel dipped apple from the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. For some reason it never happened. In the ummm 15 or so years that have passed since my braces were removed I have walked past the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory numerous times and always admired those delicious looking apples. I never have purchased one for a multitude of reasons. I think next time I visit my Mom that she should treat me to one! --- Now back to the salad --- When I discovered it consisted of only 3 ingredients, apple, a Snickers bar and Cool Whip, I knew I had to try it. With Big Brother's peanut allergy and the fact that I am trying to avoid nuts while nursing, I decided to substitute a Milky Way in place of the Snickers.
Snickers Salad (or Milky Way if you are like me) -- try it, you won't be sorry!!!
1 apple diced into bite sized pieces - you should try to use Granny Smith but I only had Gala in my house and I was desperate for a sweet treat!
1/2 milky way bar chopped into pieces (refrigerate it for ease of cutting)
1 heaping spoon-full of cool whip
Mix ingredients into a bowl and enjoy. This served one, just me. I am sure you could share it if you wanted but I did not.