A classic, one that never gets old, toffee apple dip. Creamy dip full of brown sugar and little bits of milk chocolate toffee. It’s apple’s best friend.
Which Apples are Best for Eating Fresh?
Different apples are better eaten cooked and others are best for fresh eating.
Each type of apple has it own distinct flavor. Try several and find your favorite.
Autumn Gala – This apple is crisp and sweet and isn’t recommended for cooking. The apple has a wonderful aroma.
Braeburn – These apples have a unique flavor all their own with a cross of sweet and tart flavor.
Cameo – This apple is believed to be from an accidental cross between a Golden Delicious and a Red Delicious apple. It has a nice aroma and a firm and crisp texture.
Fuji – The Fuji is crisp, sweet, juicy and never mealy apple. It will stores well.
Gala – This apple is crisp and sweet with a wondreful aroma. It must be refrigerated and then only keeps for a few weeks.
Golden Delicious – The Golden Delicious has its one distinct taste that is nice and sweet.
Honeycrisp – Honeycrisp has an outstanding crisp texture and sweetness. This apple is becoming very popular and a favorite of many people.
There are so many varieties now days.
Just try some different kinds and settle in with your own personal favorite.
Cade and I often do things a little backwards. We find one of our favorites, a real classic that we’ve had our whole lives and love it and we make it into something reinvented. Or we break it down and turn it into a more basic recipe.
Either way it’s a new version of the classic. Unfortunately we always forget one thing, the original recipe. We always get so excited about our new ideas we forget to share what’s it’s based off of. Our brown sugar apple dip was a new version of this toffee apple dip but it came out years ago and now I’m finally posting about the original.
How do You Keep Cut Apples From Turning Brown?
The best way to prevent browning is to soak the cut fruit in a saltwater solution (half a teaspoon of kosher salt per cup of water) for 10 minutes, then drain and store until ready to use.
The mild salt flavor can be rinsed off with tap water before serving.
The best part is that even after rinsing, the browning is still just as effectively reduced.
It’s just cream cheese, brown sugar and toffee bits. Three ingredients, but it’s like they were all made for each other and especially made for those crisp, juicy apples. This is one of those times you may want to skip the Honeycrisps and go for Granny Smiths. The Granny has a little more snap to it’s bite and that tart flavor is perfect to balance out the sweet dip.
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Toffee Apple Dip
- 8 ounces cream cheese softened
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1 Cup Milk Chocolate Toffee Bits plus more for garnish
- Apple Slices
- In a bowl, using a hand held mixer, beat the cream cheese and brown sugar until smooth.
- Stir in the toffee and cover with saran wrap in the fridge until serving.
- Sprinkle a few extra toffee bits on top for garnish.
- Serve with apple slices