Caramel Cheesecake Dip is a quick and easy dip for fruit or apples that is perfect for fall. You’ll love the warm caramel flavor in this simple dip. This dip recipe is ideal for when you want to bring something homemade, but you’re short on time. Only four ingredients, no baking, and so delicious!
When the weather turns to autumn, my mind turns to all things caramel.
Caramel apples are one of my favorite fall treats, no matter the form.
I love making this easy Caramel Cheesecake Dip with some tart green apples.
The sweetness of the caramel cheesecake combined with the tart apples brings the season together for me.
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Key to Success #1 – Use Thick Caramel For Apple
The caramel sauce that we’re using in this recipe is the thick caramel sauce that you would find in the produce section of the supermarket.
You can use light caramel sauce or old-fashioned caramel.
Either type will work perfectly in this easy dip recipe.
If you’re feeling ambitious, you can even make your own caramel using our easy recipe.
Half of the caramel sauce will go into the cream cheese mixture.
The other half of the caramel sauce will be melted and spread over the top of the cream cheese.
We’re adding layers upon layers of flavor to this easy Caramel Cheesecake Dip recipe.
Key to Success #2 – Soften the Cream Cheese
This delectable Caramel Cheesecake Dip is so easy to make that you can make it in just 5 minutes.
Allow the cream cheese to soften before beginning to blend to make things easier.
Softened cream cheese will result in a silky smooth, creamy dip.
To soften the cream cheese, simply let it out on the counter for about 30 minutes.
If you’re in a rush, you can microwave your cream cheese to soften it.
Unwrap the cream cheese and place it in a microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave on high power for 10 seconds.
You only want to soften the cream cheese, not entirely melt it.
Key to Success #3 – Add Something Crunchy on the Top
For the topping, you can use any number of crunchy toppings.
I prefer to use Heath toffee bits.
You can often find these in the baking aisle of your local supermarket.
If your shop doesn’t carry them, you can crush up a Heath bar into bits.
You could also use chopped roasted peanuts on top of this easy apple dip.
Another great option would be some crushed-up pretzels.
Use anything that’ll give the dip a little bit of a crunch.
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- 16 oz Caramel Dip (for apples)
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup Heath toffee bits
- In a medium bowl using a hand mixer, cream together the softened cream cheese and powdered sugar. Spoon in half of the caramel and blend until the mixture is smooth. Spread into a shallow bowl or pie plate.
- Microwave the remaining caramel dip for about 30 seconds until it is pourable. Stir well then pour over the cream cheese mixture.
- Sprinkle Heath toffee bits on top.
- Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with sliced apples or pretzels.
Try substituting chopped nuts for the toffee bits.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 222Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 202mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 0gSugar: 33gProtein: 2g
Nutrition Information Provided For Educational and Informational Purposes Only.