Some fruits don’t really get the notoriety that they deserve. And That’s-So-“Grape” Salad, made with the often forgotten but always beloved grapes, is helping them make a big, “fruit-alicious” comeback! This salad frequented a lot of our grandparents’ get-togethers in the past, but it is now time for this tangy zest-of-life to get its rightful spot on the up-and-coming salad bar. These juicy, sweet grapes are staged with sweet, tart, and creamy cream cheese yumminess and will make everyone stand up and take notice. So don’t be “wine”-ing (Get it?! Grapes make wine.) about wanting a new go-to salad because That’s-So-“Grape” Salad is it!

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  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 pounds seedless red grapes
  • 2 pounds seedless green grapes
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons pecans, chopped


Step 1 –In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the cream cheese, the sour cream, the sugar, and the vanilla extract together.

Step 2 –Add the red grapes and the green grapes to the cream mixture and toss to coat.

Step 3 –Transfer the grape salad to a large serving bowl.

Step 4 –Cover the grape salad and refrigerate until serving.

Step 5 –Sprinkle the grape salad with the brown sugar and the pecans.

Step 6 –Serve.