Here’s what you’ll need: apples, lemons, cream cheese, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, sugar, all-purpose flour, light brown sugar, ground nutmeg, and vanilla yogurt.
Preheat the oven to 350F, and then peel and chop the apples.
Add the apples to a medium bowl and toss with lemon juice.
In a small bowl, add the brown sugar.
Add the flour …
Then the cinnamon …
Sprinkle mixture over the apples. Toss to coat, and then set aside.
You’ll begin the cream cheese layer by adding the cream cheese and yogurt in a medium bowl.
Add the sugars and cinnamon …
And the vanilla extract.
It should have a creamy consistency such as this.
Spread mixture into a pie dish.
Layer the apples on top.
Gently push the apples into the cream cheese layer as you pile it on. Bake for 20 minutes until hot and bubbly and apples are slightly tender.
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by Jennifer | Mother Thyme on August 26, 2013 in Appetizers, Warm Dips
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A creamy dip topped with crisp apples and baked until hot and bubbly. You will want to serve this at all your fall gatherings.
Preheat oven to 400ºF.
For the apple layer:
In a medium bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle mixture over apples and toss to coat. Set aside.
For the cream cheese layer:
In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, yogurt, sugars, vanilla and cinnamon until creamy. Spread mixture on the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish. Top cream cheese layer with apples and gently push apples slightly into the cream cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes until hot and bubbly and apples are slightly tender. Serve warm or cold.
Notes: Drizzle with caramel sauce if desired. Serve with pie crust chips, cinnamon pita chips, Nilla wafers or graham crackers. To make pie crust chips, cut “chips” from pre-made pie crust dough. Place on baking sheet and bake in a 400ºF oven for 6-8 minutes until golden brown.
- FOR THE APPLE LAYER:
- 3 cups Granny Smith Apples, Peeled And Chopped (about 3-4 Apples)
- 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
- ⅓ cups Light Brown Sugar
- 2 teaspoons All-purpose Flour
- ½ teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
- 1 pinch Ground Nutmeg
- FOR THE CREAM CHEESE LAYER:
- 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese (regular Or Light)
- ¼ cups Vanilla Non Fat Yogurt
- 2 Tablespoons Sugar
- 2 Tablespoons Light Brown Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- ½ teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
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