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Oh, these sweet little faces! It is hard to believe these babes are all in their early 20’s now.
Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg if you like and a tablespoon of milk if you prefer the cream cheese apple dip to be a little thinner.
A bowl full of creamy goodness!
Apples for eating fresh
One of my favorite eating apple is a Red Delicious but not my family. Some love tart Granny Smith and others like Honeycrisp or Pink Lady. Do you have a favorite eating apple? Here are just a few from the many varieties of apples that are good choices for eating fresh.
- Granny Smith: Tart and sweet with a crispy skin
- Pink Lady: Crunchy texture and a tart taste with a sweet finish
- Honeycrisp: Juicy and bold crispness and perfect balance of sweet and tart
- Gala: Sweet and juicy with a firm crispness
- Cortland: Tart, tangy and very juicy
- Fuji: Firm texture and sweet flavor
- Jonagold: Sweet tanginess
- Jonathan: Tart with some sweetness and crisp
- McIntosh: Crunchy, juicy and a bit on the sweet side
- Braeburn: Firm, richly tart with hints of sweetness
Cream Cheese Apple Dip Recipe
- 1 8-ounce cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
Mix the ingredients together , adding a little milk, if desired to thin.
Stir until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with apple slices.
This dip stores well in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To serve, remove from the refrigerator and allow to reach room temperature and serve.
While this is called apple dip, it is also delicious served with pear slices or so many other fruits. But, it is also good served with graham crackers or pretzels.
Slice apples immediately before serving or add lemon juice to prevent browning
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This recipe is amazing with melons too!
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I love the suggestion to serve the dip with melons! Thanks so much for sharing 🙂
Hope you are staying well and safe!
I'm already loving it :). Photography is just amazing!!!
Blackberry Lane says
We love Honey Crisp too. Thanks for the recipe.
I love the combination of sweet and tart, so I think I'd like this with a Granny Smith. it sounds delicious!
Sound delightful in this apple season! Blessings, Catherine
One of my sister-in-laws made us fruit dip with brown sugar. This looks delicious. I do have some apples too. Too bad the goats are dried up for the season, or I'd have homemade cream cheese to make this too.
Lynn@Happier Than a Pig in Mud says
Your dip sounds great and pics are beautiful! I like all kinds of apples:@)
I have a Gala and a Jonagold tree, but Grannys are my favorite.
This dip looks divine. I'll definitely be trying it.
I make that dip too! Love it….my favorite apple is a Gala.
Debby Ray says
OK, that's it…I'm making some this weekend! It doesn't get any easier than that…looks heavenly! Thanks for sharing yet another great recipe!
A delicious apple dip! Yum! I enjoy almost any apple but it has to be crisp and crunchy. I despise mealy apples.
Just wanted to tell you that I made your Ginger Crinkles on Monday and they are delicious! Hubby loves them. This fruit dip looks great too so may have to try it as well. Happy mid week!!!
corners of my life says
All the more reasons to eat an apple a day . . .
Debbie Huffaker says
Your photography would make most anything look delicious! 😉 HOPE you have a great day!!!