Adapted from Bon Appetit
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
5 ounces mixed baby greens
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced into matchstick-sized pieces
1/2 cup dried tart cherries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
Whisk together mayonnaise, maple syrup, vinegar, sugar and oil. Set aside.
If making ahead of time, toss the apples in a small amount of dressing and place in bottom of serving bowl to prevent browning. Top with greens, walnuts and dried cherries.
Rewhisk dressing and toss with salad before serving. You do not need to use all the dressing. Serves 6.