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Description:

Caramel Dip   

Who said caramel apples only came on a stick? Plus, dipping is so much more fun!

Ingredients

1 can (46 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
2 pounds Granny Smith apples (about 5 medium)
2 packages (1.4 ounces each) milk chocolate English toffee bars
1/2 cup salted dry roasted peanuts
1 package (8 ounces) Sunnyside Farms Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup Sunny Select Light Brown Sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Preparation

Prep: 20 minutes plus standing

Makes: 1-3/4 cups

 

1. Pour juice into large bowl. Core and cut apples into 3/4-inch wedges, placing them into juice as they are cut; let stand 15 minutes, then drain.

 

2. Meanwhile, place wrapped toffee bars in large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, pressing out excess air. Wrap bag with kitchen towel, and with flat end of meat mallet or rolling pin, coarsely crush toffee bars; remove wrappers from toffee bars. Place peanuts in large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, pressing out excess air. Wrap bag with kitchen towel, and with meat mallet, coarsely crush peanuts.

 

3. In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, brown sugar and vanilla extract. Fold in toffee bar pieces and peanuts. Serve dip with apples.

 

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 tablespoons): 178 Calories, 10g Fat (5g Saturated), 21mg Cholesterol, 126mg Sodium,
20g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 3g Protein

 

Chef Tip

Dip may be prepared and refrigerated up to 3 days in advance. Let dip stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving. Apples may be cored, cut, soaked, drained and refrigerated up to 1 day in advance.

Last Updated Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:07 AM.
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