Caramel Toffee Fruit Dip: Halloween Edition

Can you guys believe our Halloween party is almost over?? We’ve had so much fun this week and hope you have, too–we’ve really loved hearing all of your feedback and fun ideas! The good thing is that both Sara and I feel like Halloween kind of kicks off the holiday season, so we have lots more fun like this coming your way in the next few months!

This is a fall twist of one of our earliest recipes, from our very first theme week. Back when our blog was, like, 6 weeks old, Sara went and had a baby, so I threw her a baby shower, complete with all sorts of goodies you could serve at a girly kind of party. All of the recipes are pretty fabulous, if I do say so myself, but every single time I serve the Caramel Toffee Fruit Dip at a party, I catch someone forgoing the fruit altogether and doing a little lot of finger dipping and even the occasional bowl-licking. It’s so good and so super easy that Sara had the great idea of doing a Halloween twist!

Check out the recipe card below for the full recipe!

Prepare cinnamon chips according to these directions, only cut with Halloween-shaped cookie cutters.


Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla with an electric mixer. When ready to serve, stir in about 1/2 a bag of toffee bits with more sprinkled on top. Serve in a hollow pumpkin with the spooky cinnamon chips and fresh fruit.



Again, we hope you’ve had as much fun as we have this week! If you’re just stopping by now, don’t forget to check our the shrunken heads here, and scope out all the fun party food here!

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This toffee caramel fruit dip is to die for!

Halloween Caramel Toffee Fruit Dip


Description

This Halloween dip is creamy and crunchy and smooth and delicious…the whole package! A perfect match with our homemade cinnamon chips for dipping, too!


Ingredients

  • 1 8-oz. package cream cheese (regular or light is fine)
  • 3/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • Toffee bits
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. (about a pinch) nutmeg
  • Dippers
  • Cinnamon chips, cut out in spooky shapes
  • Hollowed-out pumpkin

You’ll also need

  • Assorted fruit (best on tart, green apples, but any kind of fruit is great)
  • Bamboo skewers (if you want to kabob your fruit)

Instructions

  1. Prepare cinnamon chips according to directions in recipe (link in post), except cut with Halloween-shaped cookie cutters.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla with an electric mixer. When ready to serve, stir in about 1/2 a bag of toffee bits with more sprinkled on top. Serve in a hollow pumpkin with the spooky cinnamon chips and fresh fruit.


 

 

66 comments

  1. I can't believe I had forgotten this existed… IT IS SO STINKIN GOOD!!!!! I totally want to go make some right now and eat it with a spoon 🙂

  2. This looks so fantastic! Ron and I are going to a halloween party tomorrow and I plan on picking one of your recipes to take with us! Thanks for such a fun week (Tuesday blew me away)!

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