7 Delightful Dip Recipes for Your Sweet Apple Slices

Autumn has arrived, and with it comes bright colors, cool weather, and, of course, apple season. There is only one thing better than biting into a crisp and crunchy apple: having a delicious dip to dunk your slices into. Whether you’re craving creamy caramel, toffee bits, or one that tastes like ice cream, there is a delectable dip that is sure to appeal to every sweet tooth. After indulging in these 7 heavenly recipes, you’ll never be able to eat a plain apple again.

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1. Fluffy Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

The perfect partner to an apple is a smooth and fluffy dip. Taste of Home’s recipe calls for cream cheese, caramel ice cream topping, and marshmallow creme to create a treat that is perfect for sweet snacking.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 3 medium tart apples
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions: In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, brown sugar, caramel topping, and vanilla until smooth; fold in marshmallow creme. Cut apples vertically into thin slices. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice and water; toss apples in lemon juice mixture. Drain. Serve apple slices with dip.

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2. Toffee-Apple Dip

Crunchy candy pieces, cream cheese, and brown sugar create a decadent dip that tastes even better when paired with autumn’s tastiest apples. Southern Living’s recipe yields about 3 cups.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package toffee bits
  • ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: Stir together all ingredients until well blended. Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

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3. Maple-Cinnamon Peanut Butter Dip

This easy-to-make dip consists of peanut butter, maple syrup, and cinnamon, and pairs perfectly with fall’s finest apples. JoyBauer.com’s recipe yields 1 serving, so adjust accordingly. This dip won’t last long!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions: Mix together the ingredients and serve with apple slices.

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4. Milky Way Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

You may be tempted to eat Tatertots & Jello’s recipe by the spoonful. This dessert dip calls for Milky Way bars, brown sugar, butter, condensed milk, and vanilla extract. After one bite of this dip, you’ll discover that apples and Milky Way bars are a match made in heaven.

Ingredients:

  • 12 fun-sized Milky Way bars
  • ½ cup of butter
  • 2 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 apples, cut up

Directions: Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan; add brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil, 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in sweetened condensed milk and cut up Milky Way bars. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until bars are dissolved and mixture comes to a thick consistency. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with sliced apples. Freeze two of the fun-sized Milky Way bars and cut them up and sprinkle over the dip.

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5. Ice Cream Apple Dip

This may be just what you need to get your kids to eat more apples. Crazy For Crust’s recipe is low-fat, filled with protein, only requires three ingredients, and tastes just like ice cream. Feel free to use a different-flavored creamer, too — it will taste just as good!

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup International Delight Cold Stone Creamer (or any flavor)
  • ½ cup nonfat vanilla Greek-style yogurt
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Apple slices, for dipping

Directions: Whisk creamer and yogurt together in serving bowl. Stir in chocolate chips. Serve with apples.

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6. Skinny Caramel Apple Dip

Apple dip doesn’t need to wreck your diet. This Celebrations recipe uses low-fat products, allowing you to dip your apples in an indulgent bowl of caramel goodness without feeling guilty.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package low-fat cream cheese, softened
  • ½ tub (about 6 ounces) fat-free or light whipped topping
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar of your favorite caramel sauce
  • Apple slices, for dipping

Directions: In an electric mixer, blend cream cheese, whipped topping, and caramel sauce until well combined. Mix in white chocolate chips. You can eat immediately, or refrigerate for about an hour to allow to firm up a bit. Serve with apple slices.

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7. Heath Bar Apple Dip

This Creative Thriftiness recipe is perfect for parties and special occasions. If you’ve ever got a sweet tooth, this decadent, candy-filled dip will certainly cure it.

Ingredients:

  • 1 brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup caramel ice cream topping
  • ½ cup Heath Bar chips, divided

Directions: Mix cream cheese, brown sugar, and ice cream topping together until combined and creamy. Add ¼ cup of the Heath chips and stir. Put into a bowl and top with the remaining Heath chips.  Serve with sliced apples.

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