Bring maple to your table

Combine seasonal ingredients, such as apples and sweet maple syrup, for a delectible pairing inside this New England Maple Apple Dip recipe. (Photo provided by Family Features)

Some foods just seem to evoke the smell, taste and feel of chilly weather months.

As a beloved fall and winter flavor, maple syrup can be much more than a breakfast condiment or pancake topping – it can be an impressive way to transform simple, seasonal snacks.

For a sweet treat, chef Joanne Chang, of Flour in Boston, suggests New England Maple Apple Dip. This dip delivers the flavors of the season with maple syrup, fresh apples and cinnamon as another delectable accompaniment to pita chips.

By combining these seasonal ingredients, you can create delicious pairings for those winter-time months. Find more chef selections and featured pairings at stacyssnacks.com.

New England Maple Apple Dip

Prep time: 5 minutes

Servings: 6

*1 cup cream cheese

*1/2 cup maple syrup

*1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

*pinch of salt

*1/4 cup Greek yogurt

*2 apples, peeled and chopped into 1/4-inch cubes

*Stacy’s Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips or Stacy’s Simply Naked Pita Chips

Using food processor, blend cream cheese with maple syrup, cinnamon and salt until smooth.

Fold Greek yogurt into cream cheese mixture; mix in apples.

Serve with pita chips.