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Nutty Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

Nutty Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

Looking for a standout appetizer that could double as a dessert? Try this fast, no-fuss favorite that Darlene Brenden whips up for family and friends in Salem, Oregon. “It’s a fun change of pace for your munchies menu and an easy way to get folks to snack on apples instead of junk food,” Darlene points out.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup apple butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 3 medium apples, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, apple butter, brown sugar and vanilla until combined. Stir in the peanuts. Serve with apple slices. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 tablespoons) equals 193 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 99 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.