Salad Apples This page first published: Sep 1, 2004 · Modified: Jun 15, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2020 Any apple can be used in a salad, but apples termed “Salad Apples” are particularly suited for that use. They will be sweet, crisp and, most importantly, slow to brown in the air once cut. The most famous salad that uses apples might be a Waldorf Salad. To the right, is our list of salads that perform well when used as Salad Apples.