Creamy Grape Salad Recipe

Creamy Grape Salad

I am obsessed with fruit.  I could probably live off of fruit.  Whenever I go to the store, I have to buy some kind of fruit.  When the big, juicy, crisp grapes come into season, I am in heaven.  I totally stocked up on grapes the last time I went to the store and made this amazing creamy grape salad.

Just imagine big, juicy crisp grapes surrounded by a creamy goodness.  This salad was quick and easy to make.  It comes together in just a few minutes and is the perfect amount of sweetness.  The top is sprinkled with brown sugar and chopped pecans for the perfect finishing touch.  How can this grape salad not be a huge hit?   Everyone that I served it to absolutely loved it.  Take this to your next get together and it is sure to be a hit as well!

Grape Salad Recipe

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Creamy Grape Salad
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A delicious and creamy grape salad that is topped with brown sugar and chopped pecans!
Serves: 8-10
  • 2 lbs seedless green grapes
  • 2 lbs seedless red grapes
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Topping:
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped pecans
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Add sugar and vanilla until blended.
  2. Add grapes and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Top with brown sugar and pecans before serving.

Recipe from Taste of Home Cookbook

Grape Salad Recipe


Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I love this salad. For a little different twist drizzle with a little salted caramel sauce. Sometimes I replace the the grapes with apples. I really like seeing all the recipes you post. It’s one of my favorite sites. I wish you good luck on the recipes you try and fitting it all into busy days and nights with a little one.

  2. Ohh I love this idea! I think I would use yogurt instead of sour cream since I’m not a fan, but regardless, I am definitely going to try this sometime. Pinned!

  3. When I make this one I put the brown sugar on the night before,then when you serve it the next day add the pecans the brown sugar crystallized and it’s like a crem brule

  4. Love this recipe. It is a hit every time I serve it. They don’t just come back for seconds.

  5. My grandmother always made this at Thanksgiving. It was called Busy salad. They would put us kids at a table and have us peel the grapes. It kept us busy and out of the way.

  6. When I make this grape salad I just use red seedless grapes 3 1/2 lbs. Instead of regular cream cheese I use strawberry cream cheese and instead of vanilla extract I use 5-6 drops of almond extract ( a must). Until you taste this you will never use any other recipe. Absolutely delicious!!!!!!

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