Apples with Honey-Cream Cheese Dip
Crisp slices of apple served with a honey-sweetened cream cheese dip flavored with a hint lemon zest. This makes a great fall party appetizer, as well as a healthy snack your kids are sure to love!
1 Red Delicious apple, cored and chopped
1 Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped
1 Gala apple, cored and chopped
1 Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Honey-Cream Cheese Dip:
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
Ground pistachio nuts for garnish (optional)
- In a shallow bowl, combine the apple slices and lemon juice to prevent browning.
- For Honey-Cream Cheese Dip: In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, honey and lemon zest until well blended. Garnish with ground pistachio nuts on top, if desired.
- To Serve: Arrange sliced apples on a platter and serve with Honey-Cream Cheese Dip.
Makes 4 servings.
Tip: If desired, simply use 4 of your favorite varieties of Washington apples.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Washington Apple Commission.