Caramel Apple Dip
The BEST and only caramel apple dip you’ll ever need! This smooth cinnamon caramel dip comes together in a matter of minutes. It’s a perfect appetizer or snack. This caramel apple dip is great for holiday parties, get togethers, or for an after school (or work) snack. Truthfully, there’s no limitation to when this easy caramel dip can be served!
It’s officially apple season and boy do I have some delicious apple recipes coming your way! To ring in the fall baking and pumpkin season I want to share a few of my staple and “must make” fall recipes with you:
- Easy Apple Crisp Recipe
- Apple Pie Caramel Apples (A Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory copycat recipe)!
- Pumpkin Scones
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
- Pumpkin Bars Recipe
- Mini Pumpkin No-Bake Cheesecakes
- Pumpkin Coffee Cake
Ingredients to make Caramel Apple Dip
This apple dip uses 5 ingredients, all of which are currently sitting in your pantry/refrigerator:
- Brown sugar
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Vanilla extract
There are many things to love about this caramel apple dip recipe, but one in particular is the cinnamon flavor.
Cinnamon + apple = fall flavor paradise. The flavor combo is a dynamic duo comparable to chocolate + peanut butter and butternut squash + nutmeg.
How to make caramel apple dipping sauce
To whip this up, place a small saucepan over medium-low heat.
Add the butter, brown sugar, and sweetened condensed milk to the sauce pan. Stir occasionally.The butter should melt and the brown sugar will dissolve.
Once the brown sugar has melted and it’s a smooth consistency add the cinnamon and vanilla. At this point you can remove the apple dip from the stove and allow it to cool slightly.
Note, the dip has a thinner consistency, but it will thicken as it cools.
Serve the caramel dip with apple slices.
Homemade Caramel Apple Dip tips
Pro tip: eat the caramel dip while it’s warm. Eating a cold crisp apple dipped into a warm cinnamon caramel sauce is like tasting the autumn season.
FAQ about Caramel Apple Dip
What are the best apples to use for caramel dipping? All of them are great! It doesn’t matter the apple variety you use to enjoy this dip.
How do you store caramel apple dip? Store this dip in an airtight container in the fridge.
How long does homemade caramel apple dip last? Because this recipe uses sweetened condensed milk, we base the shelf life from when the sweetened condensed milk was opened. This caramel dip will last 2-3 weeks stored in an airtight container, in the refrigerator.
Is caramel apple dip gluten free? Yes, it is!
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Caramel Apple Dip
- 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- In a small saucepan over medium low heat, add the butter, brown sugar, and sweetened condensed milk. Stir. Once everything has melted, add the cinnamon and vanilla. Stir to combine.
- Remove from heat and serve. The dip will thicken as it cools. *
This post was first published October 2017 and has been updated with new pictures and more detailed instruction on how to make the recipe.