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Peanut Butter Apple Dip

Peanut butter dip makes the perfect 3wafternoon snack or healthy dessert. Dip it, smear it. Just plain love it. Because chocolate and peanut butter just go together like yum, oh, yum.

Peanut Butter Apple Dip

Peanut Butter Dip is definitely one of our go-tos when it comes to satisfying our peanut butter and chocolate cravings. It will be your favorite too, we promise.

Peanut Butter Dip 101

Just 5 ingredient to make this magical dip. What’s not to love about that?

What do I need to make peanut butter dip? Cream cheese, powdered peanut butter, mini chocolate chips (you can use sugar free if desired, more on that below), confectioner’s sugar, and vanilla extract.

Peanut Butter Dip

What’s the nutritional value of powdered peanut butter? Natural peanut butter is great, of course. But the value of peanut butter in powdered form is a serious cut in calories without sacrificing flavor, fiber and protein. Two tablespoons of peanut butter are around 190 calories, whereas powdered peanut butter is around 45. That’s a HUGE difference!

Can you make this low carb? YES. It’s really simple to make this low carb but simple swapping the powdered sugar with sugar-free powdered swerve (affiliate link) and then using sugar-free chocolate chips or low carb chocolate using That’s Low Carb’s recipe.

What does peanut better dip taste like? Like our inner child, dancing around without a care in the world. Seriously though, this dip tastes a lot like peanut butter cookie dough. And happiness.

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Doughnuts from ItsYummi.com ~ bite-sized for portion control!
Click on this photo to get the recipe for these donuts!

Dip it real good

There are so many options for this peanut butter dip, we’d like to share a few of our favorites with you!

  • Spoon it. Just a spoonful to savor allllll by itself. So. Good.
  • Apple slices are a fabulous choice, especially if they are a little chilled. Something about chilled apples just makes it SO much better. Pretty much any fruit is going to taste great with this dip.
  • Graham crackers are great as well! Check out these Keto Graham Crackers
  • Celery is the unexpected solid choice. If you love peanut butter and raisins on celery, you will DEFINITELY dig this dip.
  • Pita chips are a crunchy dip-worthy option as well.

 

Peanut Butter Whipped Dip for Fruit

How to serve this dip … be the talk of the party

This dip is especially well suited for a party environment and it sure to have your guests talking!

We love using this as the centerpiece for a party platter. Providing an assortment of the dip-ables above makes it a one-size fits all kind of dip.

If you’d like to bring a pair of dips to keep guests over the moon, we love this Brownie Batter Hummus as well. Coincidentally, it also goes well with all the aforementioned dip-ables.

Store, savor and save

As with any food that has dairy in its DNA, you’re going to want to store your dip in the refrigerator, preferably in an airtight container. Your dip will last up to a week when properly stored in the refrigerator.

One question that comes up: Can I freeze peanut butter dip? Answer: You can try, but you’re probably not going to like it.

Here’s why. Cream cheese is freezable, but it most definitely alters the texture, making it less creamy/more crumbly. To be perfectly honest, we wouldn’t freeze this dip (if we could even get it to last/resist the temptation to eat it all in the first place.) This is better for a make and take/enjoy type of recipe. This just means you have to put it in your weekly rotation. 😉

 

Weight Watchers Peanut Butter Dip

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Peanut Butter Apple Dip

Delicious creamy peanut butter apple dip with mini chocolate chips, made with low fat cream cheese and powdered peanut butter
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 158 kcal

RECIPE VIDEO

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 Tablespoons powdered peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 Tablespoons confectioner's sugar ( or sugar-free alternative)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips ( or sugar-free alternative)

Instructions
 

  • Add powdered peanut butter and water to a small mixing bowl and use a spoon to stir until combined.
  • Add cream cheese, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla extract and stir until well combined. (I used an electric hand mixer, but a large mixing spatula will also work).
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and serve with graham crackers, cookies, sliced apples, celery, or eat it straight from a spoon!

Video

Notes

If you're not concerned about keeping the fat and calories low, this recipe can be made with equal amounts of traditional, full fat cream cheese and regular peanut butter.
WEIGHT WATCHERS FREESTYLE SMART POINTS - 1/4 cup = 2.5 points

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cupCalories: 158kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 238mgPotassium: 112mgSugar: 11gVitamin A: 270IUCalcium: 78mgIron: 0.2mg
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51 Comments

    1. Hi Tiffany,
      I don’t usually include nutritional information because it can vary greatly depending on which brand of ingredients are used. However, in this case, the recipe makes 4 servings. Each serving has 158 calories, 19 grams of carbohydrates, 4 grams of fat, 9 grams of protein, 16 grams of sugar, and 364 mg of sodium.
      There’s a really great nutritional calculator on the MyFitnessPal website that I use a lot. You can get a free account and they have a mobile app, too! I hope you like this dip recipe!

  1. This would make a great dessert for a back packing trip using yogurt as cream cheese it is a little more stable without refrigeration and could survive until the second night before combining the ingredients. Thank you.

  2. Ohhhhhh man this would totally be dangerous at my house! …because I’d probably down the whole entire bowl in like 5.8 seconds. Actually, I’m thinking this needs to happen. #worthit

    1. Chris, my friend… the calories in this peanut butter dip are totally worth walking a couple of laps around the block for. Besides, you need to store up all of the excess energy you can, because pretty soon, you’ll be singing the “sleepless new parent” blues as you try to form coherent sentences during the day! 🙂

  3. Chef Becca, I’ve never heard of powdered peanut butter before. How cool is that?! This dip looks rich, creamy ‘n decadent – perfect for planting my face in! 😉

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