Recipes

Creamy Caramel Apple Dip

Packing my lunch everyday has been a bit of a challenge. The only sandwich that I don’t mind eating after it has been pre-made and stored for 4-5 hours is peanut butter and jelly…and that gets boring pretty quickly. I tried salads in mason jars and was not thrilled.

Part of the problem is that I don’t know when I will get time/want to eat lunch. Some days I am so busy that I don’t feel like eating. Other days I am hungry, but not for anything I am going to find in a lunchbox. Its been a challenge…but it is something I am determined to conquer.

The past six weeks of packed lunches have taught me that I can’t go wrong with fruit and pretzel crisps. String cheese, crackers, and any kind of dessert are also good choices.

Watermelon has been my favorite and I am dreading the day that I can’t find good watermelon at the grocery store.

I decided to take apples, but I don’t like apples by themselves. Peanut butter is always a good dipping option, but I decided to make some caramel apple dip instead.

This is my grandma’s recipe and it is wonderful. I will admit that there were a few days this last week that I decided to toss the apple and eat the caramel dip with a spoon. Don’t judge.

So, whether you choose to eat it with apples or by the spoonful, this recipe is great!

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Ingredients

  • 2 packages, 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 oz caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions 

  1. Mix cream cheese and sugar until well blended.
  2. Add in vanilla. Mix well.
  3. Add caramel topping and mix until blended.
  4. Store in refrigerator.

Enjoy!

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