Delicious Caramel Apple Salad with Cream Cheese

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Delicious Caramel Apple Salad with Cream Cheese
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 17, 2023

Indulge in the creamy and sweet flavors of this irresistible caramel apple salad. This refreshing dessert combines tart apples, smooth cream cheese, and a luscious caramel sauce for a delightful treat that will satisfy your cravings. Perfect for any occasion, this recipe is quick and easy to prepare, making it a go-to dessert that your friends and family will love. Enjoy the combination of crunchy apples, creamy cream cheese, and rich caramel in every bite. Indulge in this delectable caramel apple salad today!

Ingredients

  • 3 medium tart apples, cored and diced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream or Cool Whip
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced apples with lemon juice. Toss gently to coat the apples and prevent them from browning.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the softened cream cheese and caramel sauce until well combined and smooth.
  3. Add the cream cheese mixture to the diced apples, and gently fold until the apples are evenly coated.
  4. Stir in the chopped pecans and toffee bits, reserving a small portion for garnishing.
  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Before serving, garnish the caramel apple salad with a dollop of whipped cream or a spoonful of Cool Whip.
  7. Sprinkle the reserved chopped pecans and toffee bits on top for an added crunch and visual appeal.
  8. Serve chilled and enjoy the creamy, caramel goodness of this delightful dessert!

Interesting Facts

  • The combination of tart apples and sweet caramel creates a perfect balance of flavors in this salad.
  • Adding lemon juice to the apples not only enhances the flavor, but also prevents them from turning brown.
  • Toffee bits and chopped pecans add a delightful crunch and texture to the creamy salad.
  • This recipe can be easily customized by adding your favorite toppings such as chocolate chips or crushed cookies.
  • Caramel apple salad is a popular fall dessert that is often served at holiday gatherings and potluck parties.