Friday, September 30, 2016

#AppleWeek 1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip

It's the last day of Apple Week and I hope you have been having as much fun as I have checking out all of these great apple posts!  Today we are all sharing our "Anything Apple Goes" posts.  Pretty much it's a chance for us to share anymore of our apple posts that we haven't gotten to yet ;)

Today I'm sharing one of my go-to, quick snacks - my 1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip.  This is a recipe I learned from my mom how to make when I was a kid and that I plan on sharing with my kids how to make once they're old enough to handle a hand mixer.

This dip is not only great on apples, but any fruit that you're looking for a sweet and creamy dip for.  It works great to bring to get-togethers with family and friends, because it's quick to make and it's a nice, healthier option to add to the "food table".  Plus my kids (and I) love it.  I sometimes will to bring this dip, doctored up a bit, to gatherings.  I learned this trick from my friend Beth Ann at It's Just Life.  Just take the cream cheese apple dip, spread it on the bottom of a pie plate, then pour caramel sauce on top, and cover with Heath Bar bits.  It adds a little something for entertaining and it's oh, so good. :)

#AppleWeek 1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip

1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip

8 oz Cream Cheese
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
3/4 tsp Caramel extract

Mix ingredients together with a hand mixer until smooth.  Store in the refrigerator.  Serve with apple slices or your favorite fruit.

And to show how easy and fast this dip is, I'm going to do a Facebook LIVE video today at 3pm CST showing how it literally take 1 minute to make.  I hope you hop over to Facebook and watch today!

So, which Apple Week recipe are you most excited about that I shared this week - my Harvest Brats with Apple Slaw, my Apple Brown Betty, or today's 1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip?  Have you checked out some of the other Apple Week posts?  Which one of those are you looking forward to making?  Remember to Comment for a Cause!

Monday: Appetizers and Drinks

Apple Brie Roll Up  by Family Around the Table
Apple Cider Margaritas by A Palatable Pastime
Apple Cheddar Pinwheels by Cooking With Carlee
Apple Pie Martini by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Apple Pie Smoothie by Feeding Big
Caramel Apple Float by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Caramel Apple Martini by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Caramel Appletini by The Speckled Palate
Hot and Boozy Caramel Apple Cider by Love My Messy Messy Mess
Hot Fireball Apple Cider by Grumpy's Honeybunch
Mulled Apple Shrub Mule by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Apple Sauce by I Say Nomato
Red Hot Apple Cider by New South Charm
Roasted Apple and Acorn Squash Soup by Caroline's Cooking
Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks

Tuesday: Main Dishes and Sides

Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Apple Cider Bread by I Say Nomato
Apple-Glazed Pork Chops with Raisins by Love My Messy Messy Mess
Apple Streusel Muffins by Family Around The Table
Chicken Salad with Apples and Cranberries by Feeding Big
Chopped Apple Salad by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Fall Apples Become Yummy Applesauce for the Year by Crafty Mama in ME
Harvest Brats with Apple Slaw by Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids
Sausage Stuffed Apples by A Palatable Pastime
Sage Pork Chops with Apple Pan Gravy by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Scalloped Apples Casserole by Red Cottage Chronicles
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Pork by Cooking With Carlee
Southern Style Fried Apples by New South Charm

Wednesday: Sweet Treats

Apple and Nut Drop Cookies by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Apple Brown Betty by Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids
Apple Cider Caramel Sauce by Cooking With Carlee
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread by Feeding Big
Apple Dumplings by A Palatable Pastime
Apple Oatmeal Cookies by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Apple Pie & Cinnamon Things by Crafty Mama in ME
Apple Pie in a Jar by Grumpy's Honeybunch
Baked Apples with Chocolate and Caramel by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Brown Butter Apples by Cricket's Confections
Mini Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Nana's Apple Pie by The Crumby Cupcake
Sparkling Cider Pound Cake by Family Around The Table

Thursday: Apple Projects

Apple Bacon Jam by Caroline's Cooking
Apple Cinnamon Pancake Mix in a Jar by A Palatable Pastime
Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Apple Suncatchers by Crafty Mama in ME
Caramel Apple in a Jar by Family Around The Table
Knit Apple Hat by Jolene's Recipe Journal

Friday: Anything Apple Goes

1 Minute Caramel Apple Dip by Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids
Apple Brown Betty by A Palatable Pastime
Apple Bundt Cake With Cider Caramel by Cooking With Carlee
Apple Cinnamon Shortcakes by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Apple Crisp Shortbread Bars by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Apple Fritters by Grumpy's Honeybunch
Apple Pie Skillet by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Caramelized Apple and Bacon Jam Crostini by Caroline's Cooking
Creamy Peanut Butter Apple Dip by New South Charm
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Apple and Peppered Bacon by Feeding Big
Individual Apple Crisp by Family Around The Table
Smoky Apple Pulled Pork by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Slow Cooker Apple Butter by The Crumby Cupcake


  1. Yum! What a perfect quick snack and I can't wait to watch you make it live! What a fun idea!

  2. I have a butter rum extract on hand. I wonder how that would taste? I also have maple extract on hand. hmmm. I may to play with this, then again I may have to break down and go buy the caramel extract!!! yum!

  3. I love something that comes together this quickly. We have movie night on Saturday and I see this as being something my family will enjoy

  4. THis is officially a keeper! So glad you shared it on our apple recipe link up at #celebrate365 blog party!

  5. What a great treat for game day or family movie night! Thanks for sharing at the Celebrate365 blog party.

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