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Mom ( Lou's ) Waldrof Salad

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Serves 6 to 8 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

My wonderful mother-in law Lou made this for the holidays. It was my ex husbands favorite. It was that one dish that only she made and it was moms. I never got the recipe because she made it. After she passed away my ex asked me if I could make it for Christmas dinner in memory of her. It was then that I realized I never got it. When she passed on I asked the family if I could have all her recipes. There were boxes and boxes of books, hand written notes, clip outs, and such. I went through every single one three times looking for it. I called everyone she knew to see if maybe they had it. No one did. I really felt bad for my husband cause a piece of her tradition was gone. So I said a little prayer to her asking her to help me find it. Three years later I was down sizing my stuff and decided to give my daughter, and other family members some of her books. While I was doing that I saw a small strip of paper stuck to the flap underneath. I pulled it out and when I read it I knew what it was. It was very fitting because Lou-Lou had a wonderful sense of humor. It was her way of having fun with me. So this is from LOU-LOU. The best Mother-in law any girl could of had. Love you and miss you Lippy Lou.

Ingredients You'll Need

2c. diced apples; (recommended...Red Delicious) 1c. chopped celery; 1/2c. walnuts; 2c. red grapes (remove seeds)cut in half. : 1/4c. Miracle Whip or mayo; 1T. sugar; 1/2t. lemon juice; a dash of salt. . 1/2c. Cool Whip or whipped, whipping cream.


In a lg. bowl: 2c. diced apples; 1c. chopped celery; 1/2c. walnuts; 2c. red grapes (remove seeds)cut in half. In a another bowl combine the following: 1/4c. Miracle Whip or mayo; 1T. sugar; 1/2t. lemon juice; a dash of salt. Mix well. Next, add in 1/2c. cool whip or whipped, whipping cream and mix again. Pour this in to the lg. bowl. Chill and serve.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

I just made a huge bowl of Waldorf salad yesterday, I had never heard of putting Cool Whip in it. Interesting idea. I am loving your recipes. Thanks for posting them.

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