This Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip recipe consists of an easy homemade caramel sauce, cream cheese, brown sugar, and cinnamon. 

Caramel Apple Dip is a Fall-time must that is perfect for after-school snacks or for serving at a Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any family gathering. This dip costs $4.67 to make, which is only $0.78 per serving. 

A few of my Fall-time must-haves are this dip and my Caramel Apple Cupcakes, Fried Apples, and Apple Crisp

An apple wedge in a bowl full of cream cheese caramel apple dip.

Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

Homemade Caramel Apple Dip is fun to scoop, dip, and devour! This dip only takes a few minutes to make before you are on your way to serving up some serious fall flavor! 

This recipe is a no-bake dessert for dipping apples, graham crackers, vanilla wafers, your (clean) finger, or whatever your heart (or stomach) desires! Our favorite apple for dipping is Granny Smith. 

The cream cheese filling, mixed with caramel, and topped with toffee bits are the ultimate Caramel Apple Dip you need to make now! Your family and friends will rave about it, and you will smile, knowing just how easy this dip is to make! 

How to make Caramel Apple Dip: 

STEPS ONE AND TWO: Begin by making the caramel sauce by combining the ingredients in a saucepan; after bringing it to a boil, stirring constantly for 5-7 minutes. Then stir in vanilla.

The butter, sugar, and cream being mixed together and cooked in a saucepan.

STEPS THREE AND FOUR: Next, make the cream cheese mixture by beating the ingredients together in a bowl until it is creamy and smooth. Add in 1/2 cup of caramel sauce. 

A handheld mixer mixing together the cream cheese mixture.

STEPS FIVE AND SIX: Finally, add the cream cheese mixture to a bowl and place it in the fridge until ready to serve. Spoon the caramel sauce over the mixture and sprinkle on the toffee bits (optional). 

The cream cheese mixture in a bowl with caramel sauce and toffee pieces on top.

RECIPE ADAPTATIONS:

If you’re short on time, then you can use store-bought caramel sauce. You will need about 1 cup.

You can sprinkle toffee pieces, crushed Butterfingers, or even toasted nuts on top of the dip.

How much will this Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip recipe cost to make: 

RECIPE COST: $4.67

PER SERVING COST: $0.78

NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The actual cost of the recipe will vary depending on what ingredients you already have.

Also, the overall price will depend upon which dinner you choose to serve with the dip.

All of the ingredients needed to make cream cheese caramel apple dip.

  • 1 package cream cheese – $1.96
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar – $0.03
  • ½ cup unsalted butter – $0.81
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon – $0.04
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream – $1.17
  • 2 cups light brown sugar – $0.03
  • ¼ teaspoon salt – $0.01
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract – $0.62

Cook’s Tools:

medium saucepan

mixing bowls

handheld mixer

wooden spoon

An over head picture of caramel apple dip on a serving platter with apple slices and graham crackers.

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A close up of the caramel apple dip in a serving bowl with an apple slice dipping into it.
5 from 4 votes

Crean Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

Recipe Cost $ 4.67
Serving Cost $ 0.78
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
8 people
This Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip recipe consists of an easy homemade caramel sauce, cream cheese, brown sugar, and cinnamon.

Equipment

  • medium saucepan
  • mixing bowls
  • handheld mixer
  • wooden spoon

Ingredients
 
 

CREAM CHEESE MIXTURE:

CARAMEL SAUCE:

TOPPING (optional):

  • Heath English Toffee Bits found in the baking aisle, or chop a candy bar into small
  • pieces

FOR SERVING:

  • Apples
  • Cookies
  • Graham Crackers or Graham Cracker sticks
  • Nuts

Instructions

MAKE CARAMEL SAUCE:

  • In a medium saucepan, add brown sugar, whipping cream, butter, and salt.
  • Stir and bring the mixture to boil and cook stirring constantly for 5-7 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.

MAKE CREAM CHEESE MIXTURE:

  • In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, brown sugar, and cinnamon until smooth.
  • Add ½ cup of caramel sauce and beat until smooth.

ASSEMBLE:

  • Add the cream cheese mixture to serving bowl. Place it in the refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes.
  • Spoon the remaining caramel sauce over cream cheese mixture.
  • Then, sprinkle with toffee bits (optional).

SERVE:

  • Serve immediately with apple slices, cookies, and grand cracker sticks.

Notes

  • If you're serving this as the only dessert, then it will serve 8. If you’re serving this at a party with other desserts, then it will serve 16.
  • This dip will keep at room temperature for up to 2 hours.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 1173IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1mg

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The cream cheese caramel apple dip on a serving platter with apple slices and graham cracker sticks.

This Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip recipe consists of an easy homemade caramel sauce, cream cheese, brown sugar, and cinnamon. 

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2 Comments

  1. Oh my gosh, this was AMAZING. Really simple to make, too.

  2. wilhelmina says:

    I love this easy and yummy dip! It is always a crowd pleaser and always the first to go!