What’s the first three things that come to mind when you hear the word fall? For me, it’s apples, pumpkins, and family time. Mixing all these favorites together, today I am sharing a delicious easy fall recipe perfect for family gatherings. This Hot Apple Pie Dip is sponsored by NABISCO, but as always, all opinions are my own.

Hot Apple Pie Dip – An Easy Fall Favorite Recipe

Just being honest here, but I am very ready for the season of fall to be in full swing. I want that crisp evening weather that calls for a warm hoodie and comfort food. Plus, the majority of my favorite family activities are in the fall: making s’mores, hayrides, pumpkin picking, corn mazes, apple picking, bonfires and I could go on and on.

I would say almost weekly we get together with neighbors and while the kids play, the adults chat around a toasty bonfire. Each neighbor brings a delicious snack or appetizer for all to enjoy. One snack that is always sure to make an appearance is whole grain crackers. Did you know that September is Whole Grain Month?

Celebrate Whole Grain Month with delicious and convenient NABISCO products made with whole grains. TRISCUIT Crackers and WHEAT THINS Snacks make it easy to get more whole grains each day.

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Nutrition experts recommend we consume at least 48g of whole grains throughout the day as part of a balanced diet. That isn’t too difficult, right? NABISCO and Schnucks are making it easier to get the daily recommended 48g of whole grains with simple and tasty recipes. From August 23 – September 5, Schnucks shoppers can buy any 3 Nabisco Family Size Crackers and get FREE Schnucks round top bread (up to $2.99) instantly. See store for details. 

While you are there, be sure to pick up the ingredients to make this Hot Apple Pie Dip, perfect for any fall gathering and bonfire.

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Hot Apple Pie Dip Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 8oz reduced-fat cream cheese spread
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (can substitute with ground cinnamon)
  • 1 apple, chopped, divided
  • ¼ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks (provide 10-21g of whole grains per serving)

Instructions:

Pre-heat oven to 375°F.

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In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice until well blended.

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Stir in half the apples.

NOTE: I decided to use half of a fuji apple and half a granny smith apple to add more color to the dip visually.

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Spread mixture into a pie plate or small casserole dish.

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Top with remaining apples, cheddar and pecans.

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Bake for 10-12 minutes, until heated through.

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Serve warm with WHEAT THINS Original Snacks.

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An easy fall favorite with flavors of pumpkin, apples and walnuts.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • 8oz reduced-fat cream cheese spread
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (can substitute with ground cinnamon)
  • 1 apple, chopped, divided
  • ¼ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks (provide 10-21g of whole grains per serving)
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice until well blended.
  3. Stir in half the apples.
  4. Spread mixture into a pie plate or small casserole dish.
  5. Top with remaining apples, cheddar and pecans.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until heated through.
  7. Serve warm with WHEAT THINS Snacks

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What’s your favorite way to serve WHEAT THINS Snacks?