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Healthy “Caramel” Dip

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This is a healthy, easy alternitive to McDonald’s Carmel dip. And your kids will go crazy for it!!!!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cups Brown Sugar
  • 6 whole Apples, sliced

Preparation

In a small mixing bowl, put in the softened cream cheese, followed by vanilla and brown sugar.

With a hand mixer on lowest setting blend until smooth and well mixed.

Spoon into a pretty bowl and set on a large plate.

Cut up apples (we love a mixture of Granny Smith and Red Delicious) and place on the plate around the bowl.

Enjoy in knowing that your kids are eating something they love that’s healthy!!!

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jmjaques on 8.27.2010

msmarmalade, It does not have all ther perservitives that mcdonld’s does; expesially if you use Cream cheese, Brown Sugar, and vinalla that is not the super processed stuff that they sell at most supermarkets. I would also bet dollars to doughnuts that even if you used regular processed ingrediants but kept it to the same size of that little tub, it would still be healthier!!!

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ecourtney on 7.20.2010

Try it with chopped peanuts… it’s delicious!

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Jessica on 7.20.2010

This is also amazing if you throw in a few chopped peanuts!

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buttonbaker on 7.20.2010

How can anyone suggest this is less healthy than the McDonalds dip? children need sugar and fat, but they don’t need artificial sweeteners, colours, flavours and/or preservatives. This dip looks great, easy and with few ingredients, thanks for the great recipe!!

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everydayisgourmet on 7.19.2010

Looks amazing!

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Laura on 7.26.2010

Tried it this weekend with Granny Smith apples – had to stop myself from cutting up another apple just to have an excuse to eat more. Thanks!

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