Golden Delicious Apples have thin yellow or gold skin with white to pale yellow flesh that is relatively soft and moderately sweet. The sweet-tartness of the Golden Delicious means this apple is a good fresh eating variety. Fresh, raw apple slices may be added to green salads, fruit salads, or grain salads. There are 56 calories in 1 small Golden Delicious Apple. They are also very filling, considering their low-calorie count.