13 Caramel Apples with a Twist

Dark Chocolate Dipped Apples
Creative toppings put a sweet spin on this juicy fall fruit. Start with a basic caramel apple then sprinkle on one of these irresistible combinations.

Basic Caramel Apples

To make enough caramel for 8 apples:
-- Unwrap two 14-ounce packages of vanilla caramels.
-- Melt in a small saucepan over low heat with 2 tablespoons of water; stirring frequently.
-- Dip apple in hot caramel, spooning caramel over the apple.
-- Cool 30 minutes on buttered foil.

Red Hot

Dip in: Red cinnamon candies

Nutty Crunch

Dip in: Peanuts, salted or honey roasted

White Stripes

Dip in: White chocolate (melted)

Peanut Butter Banana

Dip in: Banana chips, drizzle of smooth peanut butter

Double Chocolate

Dip in: Milk and dark chocolates (melted)

Coconut Pecan Crisp

Dip in: Chopped pecans (toasted), shaved coconut (toasted)

Apple Spice

Dip in: Apple pie spice or chili powder (dusting)

Candied Apple

Dip in: Toffee chocolate bar (crushed)

Trail Mix

Dip in: Granola cereal, candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

Sweet Orange

Dip in: Orange zest (coarsely shredded), drizzle of honey

Nutty Caramel Apples

Classic caramel apples are a delight to make—and eat. This recipe is perfect with your favorite toppings like toffee, pretzels, or chocolate candies.

Dark Chocolate Dipped Apples

The rich chocolate and chopped nuts in this recipe perfectly compliment the flavors of tart apples like Braeburns or Fujis.

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