Monday, September 24, 2012


THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS has changed, you can now link up ANY recipe you'd like. Come one, Come all. NO rules, NO requirements, just link up any recipe (or food related craft items) and hop around to visit all the great recipes.

I have always loved my apple dip that originally came from a Pampered Chef cookbook long long ago, but lately my friend has been making this great apple dip and so I thought I'd give it a try. It's actually almost exactly like mine, see original recipe here, but even better.

Caramel Apple Dip
idea from my friend Joleen, adapted by me, original idea from Pampered Chef

8 oz package cream cheese
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans (or use your favorite kind of nuts)
Caramel Ice Cream Topping
Heath Bar Crunch Topping (found in the baking isle)
Apple Slices (soak in Pineapple Juice)

In a small mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla beat until smooth. Add in pecans and beat until combined. Transfer to a serving bowl and then cover the top with Heath Crunch Bar and drizzle with lots of caramel on top.

Core and cut apples slices into wedges and then soak in pineapple juice. You can remove apples and serve on a platter with the dip and the apples will not go brown.
Perfect dip for my fresh picked apples from Oak Glen, it's apple picking season and I LOVE IT!

THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS has changed, you can now link up ANY recipe you'd like. Come one, Come all. NO rules, NO requirements, just link up any recipes (or food related craft items) and hop around to visit all the great recipes.

If you are a regular to THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS Linky party, then link-up we're excited to see what you made this week. We are no longer sticking with ONE theme, so just link up any of your favorite recipes. 

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Your hostess for this linky arty are: Tina from MOMS CRAZY COOKING, Nicole from The Daily Dish and Kristi from Veggie Converter.

THE LINKY PARTY is opened ALL Week, come back and link up as many times as you wish, we can't wait to see all your fun and new recipes you made this week!


  1. Thank you for hosting, Tina! Have a great week,

  2. Thanks for hosting! I'm new here and just found your blog. LOVING it already!

  3. Tina, your dip looks delicious. I love the tip about soaking the apple slices in pineapple juice. I knew about lemon juice, but had not heard about pineapple. I'll be that give the apple slices wonderful flavor, too. This week I bring Spaghetti Pepperoni Pie. Thanks for hosting.

  4. Thank you again for hosting the party! Hope you like my Beef and Beer Sandwiches :)

  5. Thanks for hosting a great party! Can wait to go 'visiting'!


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