BEAT cream cheese with mixer until creamy. Add sugar and vanilla; mix well.
CUT thin wedge in peel side of each apple piece; fill with 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture. Insert 4 to 6 nuts in cream cheese mixture in each apple to resemble teeth.
SPOON any remaining cream cheese mixture into serving bowl. Serve with apples for dipping.
serving size = 1 filled apple wedge (39 g) + 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) dip