Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & a Simply Organic Giveaway

by Jessica on December 2, 2013

Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & a Simply Organic Giveaway from http://mybakingheart.com

One of my favorite desserts is an Apple Pie… but, I wasn’t always a fan. Pies were a “grown-up” dessert and my younger self vowed never to eat them. However, as I matured and my taste buds evolved, I came to love this treasured sweet. The spices mingling with the tart apples and buttery crust makes me fall to my knees… every. time.

So, when Stonyfield asked if I’d like to pair their yummy yogurt with a few spices from Simply Organic, I knew immediately that Apple Pie would somehow shine in the spotlight. This recipe in incredibly simple and fun for the whole family to put together. The ingredients are staples around our house and the come together in minutes. Not only is the dish easy, but what a way to wow your holiday guests and those discerning little judges at the kids’ table!

Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & a Simply Organic Giveaway from http://mybakingheart.com

Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & Bites

Ingredients

    For the Apple Pie Yogurt Dip:
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 c Stonyfield Organic Smooth & Creamy French Vanilla yogurt
  • For the Apple Pie Bites:
  • 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 6 tbsp cold unsalted butter, diced

Instructions

For the Apple Pie Yogurt Dip:

Whisk together all spices, then fold into the yogurt. Stir until completely mixed. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the Apple Pie Bites:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line two sheet pans with parchment paper and set aside. Whisk together the sugar and cinnamon; set aside.

Unfold each sheet of puff pastry onto a lightly-floured surface and cut into long, 1/4" strips. Divide the pastry between the prepared sheet pans and refrigerate while you prepare the apples.

Peel the apples and cut them in half through the stem. Remove the stems and cores with a sharp knife and a melon baller. Slice the apples crosswise in 1/4" thick slices. In a winding motion, wrap each apple slice with a strip of puff pastry, gently pressing to seal the ends. Sprinkle the apples evenly with the cinnamon-sugar mixture and dot them with the butter.

Bake for 20 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown and the edges of the apples start to brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & a Simply Organic Giveaway from http://mybakingheart.com

Ready for the fun part? Simply Organic is shipping a gift basket to one lucky MBH reader! Similar to the photo below, it will be filled with a seasonal selection of high-quality, organic spices and extracts that are so very perfect for your special holiday recipes. Just follow the directions and you’re entered!

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Apple Pie Yogurt Dip & a Simply Organic Giveaway from http://mybakingheart.com

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Stonyfield and Simply Organic in the form of product and coupons; however, the photography & opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author.

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{ 26 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Itzia December 2, 2013 at 5:40 pm

my favorite spice to bake with is cinnamon.

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2 Rachel December 2, 2013 at 5:52 pm

This looks so yummy! And it has my favorite spice in it…cinnamon!

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3 Katie December 2, 2013 at 6:49 pm

I’m all about cinnamon and nutmeg, especially this time of year!

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4 Daniela December 2, 2013 at 7:14 pm

Cinnamon for sure

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5 Sherri December 3, 2013 at 7:22 am

I love using cinnamon, the smell is just so wonderful!

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6 Shelly December 3, 2013 at 11:21 am

I love baking with cinnamon!

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7 Karla G December 3, 2013 at 6:53 pm

Love baking with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cardamom. Such great flavors!

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8 Skylar S December 3, 2013 at 6:55 pm

Love baking with cardamom!

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9 Kate December 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm

This time of year cinnamon for sure. YUM!

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10 Amy @ The Nifty Foodie December 4, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Cinnamon is my BFF for holiday baking!

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11 Derrick Johnson December 4, 2013 at 12:47 pm

I love using nutmeg in my baked goods!

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12 Peggy Gatlin December 4, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Chocolate. Oh sorry chocolate is not a spice is it? Okay I’ll have to settle for Cinnamon.

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13 Kayla December 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Cinnamon is by far my favorite spice to bake with.

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14 Joan Garrison December 4, 2013 at 6:12 pm

My favorite spice to bake with is cinnamon.

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15 Heather December 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm

I like cloves.

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16 Karen - Cinnamon Freud December 5, 2013 at 12:07 am

Love to bake with the classic cinnamon

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17 Haley December 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Does garlic count? I also like smoked paprika and cayenne pepper!

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18 cherrie December 5, 2013 at 9:41 pm

love baking with ginger

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19 Becca F December 6, 2013 at 2:29 pm

I like nutmeg. I used to hate it but its grown on me

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20 latanya December 6, 2013 at 6:45 pm

I like using cinnamon

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21 Carolsue December 6, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Cloves, followed closely by cinnamon

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22 Susan Christy December 6, 2013 at 11:36 pm

Ginger & Cloves for my big soft ginger cookies.

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23 Kim December 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Cinnamon!!

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24 Madeline December 8, 2013 at 7:32 am

I love nutmeg!

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25 Laura P. December 9, 2013 at 8:29 am

I really like cinnamon but fresh cardamom is wonderful too!

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26 nadya kotik December 9, 2013 at 8:36 am

i love cinnamon to bake with

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