Apple with Caramel Dip

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Caramel Apple Dip is a fun, cream, caramel dip that is so delicious and perfect for holiday parties, tailgate parties or events. Skip the savory dip and try a wonderful sweet dip instead.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Apple with Caramel Dip in a white bowl with apple slices on the side.

Apples with Caramel Dip is a fun, cream, caramel dip that is so delicious and perfect for holiday parties, tailgate parties or fall events. Skip the savory dip and try a wonderful sweet dip instead.

Apple with Caramel Dip in a white bowl with apple slices on the side.

This Apple with Caramel Dip is perfect for fall parties or Halloween parties. It is so fun and delicious for dipping almost anything, however a nice tart apple is one of the best ways to serve this dip with.

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What We Love About This Easy Caramel Dip Recipe

  • 5 Minute Easy Recipe: Perfect for last minute fall gatherings.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 4 simple ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Kids and adults alike will devour this easy recipe dip.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-fat or lower calorie, a great idea to use apples. graham crackers or other delicious treats to use with this easy caramel apple dip.
A slice of apple with the dip on it.

Ingredient Notes for Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

  • Cream Cheese: Three room temperature packages of cream cheese.
  • Brown Sugar: Use a light brown sugar for this dip.
  • Caramel Dip: One container of refrigerated caramel dip such as Marzetti’s.
  • Toffee Bits: Try using Heath English toffee bits or even make your own.
Cream cheese caramel sugar and nuts.

Equipment Needed for Delicious Caramel Apple Dip

How to Make Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip

These are the basic steps for making caramel dip for apples recipe. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Melting the caramel whipping the cream cheese and assembling the dip.

STEP 1: MIX

First, in a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and brown sugar until thoroughly combined.

STEP 2: SPREAD

Then spread cheese mixture onto a large serving platter with a rimmed edge and next pour caramel dip on top of the cream cheese and spread it until it completely covers the cheese.

STEP 3: TOP

   Finally, top with an even coating of Heath bits. Serve with apple slices or your favorite cookies or crackers.

Prep and Storage Tips for Homemade Caramel Apple Dip

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

There is no need to make this caramel apple dip ahead of time. Truly, it only takes minutes to make. However, you can cut your apple slices in advance and keep them in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS GREAT RECIPE

Store the leftover caramel apple dip in an airtight container or wrap well with plastic wrap. The caramel dip will last for up to four days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS CREAMY DIPS RECIPE

Cream cheese or other dairy products do not typically freeze well and freezing is not recommended for quality purposes.

Frequently Asked Questions about Caramel Dip Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS CARAMEL APPLE CREAM CHEESE DIP RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Use a fat free cream cheese for the caramel apple dip and also use a brown sugar alternative such as Swerve. A sugar free caramel sauce can also be used for this lower sugar options recipe.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT CANDIES?

Of course, try using mini chocolate chips, caramel nibs or coated chocolate candies to top this cream cheese dip.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, this recipe can be cut in half or thirds for a smaller recipe or you can double this recipe if you prefer.

HOW TO KEEP THE APPLES FROM TURNING BROWN?

The best way to prevent browning is to soak the cut fruit in a saltwater solution for a few minutes, then drain and store until ready to use. The mild salt flavor can be rinsed off with tap water before serving. See more here.

WHAT TYPE OF APPLE CAN YOU USE?

Really and juicy apple that you like such as granny smith apples, pink ladies or other sliced apples you have on hand. These great options for caramel apples.

Side view of the caramel dip.

Expert Tips for Making This Delicious Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

  • Add Different Candies: Top the caramel apple dip with crushed cookies, or chopped candy bars that you enjoy such as milky ways etc.
  • Serving Suggestions: Vanilla Wafers, cookies, ginger snaps, apples or other great dippers are a great side to this caramel dip.
  • Variation tip: Use a fat free cream cheese for a lighter version of this recipe.
  • Alternate ingredient: Add vanilla extract or almond extract to this dip.

What to Serve with Apple with Caramel Dip

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Apple with Caramel Dip in a white bowl with apple slices on the side.

Apple with Caramel Dip

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Caramel Apple Dip is a fun, cream, caramel dip that is so delicious and perfect for holiday parties, tailgate parties or events. Skip the savory dip and try a wonderful sweet dip instead.
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Ingredients

  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened, 3 eight ounce packages
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 16 ounce caramel dip, container of refrigerated, dipI used Marzetti’s
  • 8 ounce Heath English Toffee bits

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and brown sugar until thoroughly combined.
  • Spread cheese mixture onto a large serving platter with a rimmed edge.
  • Pour caramel dip on top of the cream cheese and spread it until it completely covers the cheese.
  • Top with an even coating of Heath bits

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Different Candies: Top the caramel apple dip with crushed cookies, or chopped candy bars that you enjoy such as milky ways etc.
  • Serving Suggestions: Vanilla Wafers, cookies, apples or other great dippers.
  • Variation tip: Use a fast free cream cheese for a lighter version of this recipe.
  • Alternate ingredient: Add vanilla extract or almond extract to this dip.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 631kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 503mg | Potassium: 182mg | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 1520IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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Course: Appetizers and Dips
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dip recipe, Fall, holiday

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  1. Oh my, this dip was very good. I have made a dip before with cream cheese & brown sugar but, this one has a better presentation & really tastes better. Took it to my granddaughter’s birthday party & everyone loved it. My Daughter suggested I “ice” brownies with it next time…hummmmm.

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