Apple Chips with Bleu Cheese Dip

Apple Chips with Bleu Cheese Dip

This is a recipe from Mexico.

For the Chips:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced in 1/8″ rings

For the Dip:
1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese
1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced Red Delicious apples, or your favorite Washington variety

1. For the chips:
Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Heat sugar and water in saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and it boils. Remove from heat and place apple rings in liquid for 20 seconds. Remove slices and arrange on lightly greased baking sheet. Cook for 2 hours, or until chips are crispy. Cool. Extra chips can be stored in an airtight container.

2. For the dip:
Combine bleu cheese, cream cheese and cream in mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer or by hand until smooth. Stir in celery and apples with spatula.
Serve with apple chips.