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How To Make Caramel Apple Dip

Learn how to make Caramel Apple Dip with this deliciously easy recipe – create the perfect dessert for fall!

How to Make Caramel Apple Dip

We love to visit our local pumpkin patch this time of year, Davison Orchards is a must see when you’re in the Okanagan! Whenever we go, I am always sure to pick up a bushel of fresh Gala apples and a jar of their Old Fashioned Caramel Sauce.

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This delicious caramel apple dip is the ideal dessert dip for all of your fall themed events and parties. Apple caramel dip is easier than making caramel apples but has all of the classic flavour of the iconic treat.

How to Make Caramel Apple Dip

What is caramel apple dip made of?

This sweet dip is made with a combination of cream cheese, powdered sugar and caramel sauce. Using only five ingredients that you can easily find at the grocery store, this recipe is totally simple to make!

The caramel sauce from Davison is the best, however you can use a store brand of your choice or make homemade caramel sauce too. Served with fresh apple slices, this creamy caramel dip makes a great after school snack!

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

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Caramel Apple Dip Process

Caramel Dip Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits
Caramel Apple Dip Process

Directions:

1. Combine softened cream cheese and powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

2. Add vanilla and mix until well combined.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

3. Spoon the cream cheese mixture into a serving bowl.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

4. Core and cut 5-6 apples into wedges and place them in a large bowl.

5. Cover the apples with water mixed with a little lemon juice (to prevent browning), wrap the bowl in plastic wrap and store in the fridge until ready to use.

6. Heat the caramel sauce in a small microwave safe bowl for 15 seconds until it reaches a pourable consistency.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

7. Spread the caramel over the cream cheese mixture.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

8. Sprinkle toffee bits over the caramel.

Note: you may use Skor bits, Heath bits or simply chopped up toffee, Heath bar or hard caramels.

Caramel Apple Dip Process

9. Drain and rinse the apple slices before placing them on a platter around the serving dish.

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

How to store:

This easy apple dip recipe is just as good the next day, in fact, its the perfect make-ahead dessert for the holiday season! Simply store leftovers in an airtight container for up to a week in the refrigerator.

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

I love that you only need a few simple ingredients from the grocery stores to make this. Nothing too fancy here, that’s for sure!

Variations to try:

  • Make caramel apple nachos by spreading the cream cheese mixture on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, layer with fresh apples and drizzle with caramel.
  • Create homemade caramel apple dip sauce, simply with heavy cream and dark brown sugar combined over medium heat.
  • Top with fresh fruit, white chocolate chips, sea salt or whipped cream.
Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

This is one of our favorite dessert recipes during apple season because it’s always a crowd pleaser!

What to serve with this easy caramel apple dip:

  • vanilla wafers
  • apple slices
  • golden oreos
  • graham crackers
  • animal crackers
  • pretzel sticks
  • ginger snaps
How to Make Caramel Apple Dip

It’s really easy to change up this recipe to suit any special occasion! This caramel apple dip makes an easy dessert that my boys absolutely love any time of year.

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

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Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

Learn how to make Caramel Apple Dip with this deliciously easy recipe – create the perfect dessert for fall!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 204kcal
Author: Heather Painchaud
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Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits

Instructions

  • 1. Combine softened cream cheese and powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • 2. Add vanilla and mix until well combined.
  • 3. Spoon the cream cheese mixture into a serving bowl.
  • 4. Core and cut 5-6 apples into wedges and place them in a large bowl.
  • 5. Cover the apples with water mixed with few drops of lemon juice (to prevent browning), wrap the bowl in plastic wrap and store in the fridge until ready to use.
  • 6. Heat the caramel sauce in a small microwave safe bowl for 15 seconds until it reaches a pourable consistency.
  • 7. Spread the caramel over the cream cheese mixture.
  • 8. Sprinkle toffee bits over the caramel.
  • 9. Drain and rinse the apple slices before placing them on a platter around the serving dish.

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Notes

You may use Skor bits, Heath bits or simply chopped up toffee or hard caramels for topping.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 169mg | Sugar: 22g
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