Thick, rich, and smooth, this 4-Ingredient Cream Cheese Apple Dip is a sweet and easy snack recipe that's ready in about 5 minutes. Whether you keep it in the refrigerator for after-school munchies or serve it at your next fall party, the crowd-pleasing treat will make everyone smile!
Apple season is big business in Central Virginia -- especially in our little rural community of Madison County.
In fact, the Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival is one of the biggest events of the year for our community, which draws tourists from the Washington, DC area down south to share a taste of our favorite local produce.
With fresh apples growing on trees in just about every yard (including our own little mini orchard), you better believe that a good apple dip recipe is a must-have for any home cook.
Some version of this cream cheese apple dip has been served at most fall gatherings I've attended over the years -- especially if there were kids present -- so it only seems fitting that I share the details on the blog.
This is too good to keep to ourselves!
One quick look at the 4 ingredients used here, and you'll instantly see why it's so delicious!
The apples are simply the vehicle (or excuse) for scooping up delicious bites of brown sugar cream cheese frosting...
How to Make Cream Cheese Apple Dip:
This is so easy that it hardly needs explaining, but in case you like a visual, here ya go!
First, you'll combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl. The key is to make sure that your cream cheese is nice and soft so that it blends smoothly with the sugars and vanilla.
I use a hand mixer to quickly and easily beat together the dip; however, you can also use a wooden spoon or a whisk to combine your ingredients. I just like how fluffy and smooth the electric mixer makes the apple dip!
Tips for Serving Apple Dip:
Aside from the obvious APPLES that pair nicely with this brown sugar cream cheese dip, you can create a whole platter of dipping options for your next party. Here are a few additional ideas:
- Graham crackers
- Gingersnap cookies
- Animal crackers
- Sliced pears
- Pretzel sticks
- Crackers (like Ritz for that salty, buttery, contrast!)
I hope that you'll give this apple dip a try, and be sure to take advantage of apple season with a few of our other favorite apple recipes as well! You'll love:
- Southern Fried Apples
- Mom's Apple Walnut Cake with Caramel Glaze
- Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apples
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4-Ingredient Cream Cheese Apple Dip
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- For serving: sliced apples
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl. I use a hand-held electric mixer to make the dip soft and fluffy, but you can also just mix it really well with a wooden spoon or whisk.
- Serve with sliced apples for dipping.