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Caramel apples are a staple of fall and we have the best Homemade Caramel Apple Recipes. Try these fun and creative twists that everyone will enjoy.

Homemade Caramel apples are a staple of fall and we have the best Homemade Caramel Apple Recipes. Try these fun and creative twists that everyone will enjoy. Caramel Apples is my favorite treat to make during the holidays. The kids get involved and decorate them in many different ways. We love to melt white chocolate or milk chocolate and drizzle over the top. #eatingonadime #caramelapplerecipes #homemadecaramelapplerecipes
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Caramel Apples is my favorite treat to make during the holidays. The kids get involved and decorate them in many different ways. We love to melt white chocolate or milk chocolate and drizzle over the top.

If you love making Fall Dessert Recipes, for the holidays this is the one to make. They make the perfect holiday gifts wrapped in cellophane for friends and neighbors.

Easy Caramel Apple Recipes:

Caramel Apple Recipes are easy to make with the right supplies. Makes sure to have your lined baking sheet with parchment paper to easily coat the apples.

This is the perfect activity to do with friends and family. We love to get the kids involved and make it a fun family event. Check out our Best Caramel Apple Toppings.

Tips for Keeping Caramel on Apples:

Apples have wax on the outside that can cause the caramel to slide right off.

  • Dip in Water – Dip apples in water and swirl to melt and remove any wax. Wipe with towel to dry and remove any remaining wax. This step will help to make sure the caramel does not slide off the apples.
  • Place in Fridge – You can also put the apples in the fridge right after dipping in caramel. This will help the caramel to set.

The Best Apples to Use:

Tart apples combine perfectly with caramel for the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Granny Smith Apples and Honeycrisp are a few favorites.

Choose one of these best caramel apple recipes for a delicious treat.

1. How to Make Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples don’t have to be difficult or expensive to make. Learn how to make homemade caramel apples. They are SO good.

How to Make Caramel Apples
We are going to show you how to make caramel apples for an amazing treat. Decadent caramel and your favorite topping make this caramel apples recipe tasty.
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2. Caramel Apple Slices

These apple slices can be topped with pecans, crushed candy bars, crushed Oreos, coconut and more. These taste just like gourmet caramel apples.

Caramel Apple Slices
The whole family will love these Caramel Apple Slices and can be made with a variety of toppings. This sweet and tart dessert is easy to make.
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3. Easy Caramel Apple Slices

Try easy caramel apple nachos recipe for a fun treat. Layers of crispy apples topped with decadent caramel sauce, chocolate chips and more come together for a delicious snack or dessert.

Easy Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe
You have to try this easy Caramel Apple Nachos recipe. It is perfect for any occasion – summer or fall the family loves this easy caramel apple dessert idea.
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4. Homemade Caramel Apple

Layers of yummy candy and toppings make this recipe absolutely delicious. I love the rustic “handle” on these caramel apples. We love to top with leftover butterfinger candy bars and mini M&M.

Ultimate Caramel Apples
Add your favorite toppings to this delicious Homemade Caramel Apple Treat.
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5. Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Caramel Apples can be difficult to make but not when you make slices instead! These are perfect for little ones and each turtle apple slice is so tasty. Use wax paper to make clean up easy.

Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices
The combination of chocolate and caramel makes these apple slices so delicious.
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6. Cake Stuffed Caramel Apples on a Stick

Cake and caramel apples combine for a fun twist. Everyone will love helping to stuff apples inside cake. Such a fun snack on a lollipop or popsicle stick. Place the bottom of the apple on the tray and slice.

Cake Stuffed Caramel Apples on a Stick
Make these stuffed caramel apples for a delicious treat! Spice cake is baked in the center with caramel texture.
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7. Apple Pie Caramel Apples

If you love apple pie, this recipe is for you. It combines all the yummy things you love about apple pie and caramel apples into one fun to eat apple treat.

Apple Pie Caramel Apples
These chewy caramel apples covered with a cinnamon sugar texture for a delicious and easy to make treat.
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8. Caramel Apple Slices

Little hands will be able to easily devour these yummy caramel apple slices! These would be perfect for  a class party.

Caramel Apple Slices
The perfect twist on a classic treat.
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9. Candy Apples

Make traditional candy apples with this recipe. Candy apples are easy and delicious.

Candy Apples Recipe
These candy coating apples are covered in a red melted candy and flavored red cinnamon candies.
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10. Caramel Apple Ice Cream

Prefer to eat your caramel apple in ice cream? This recipe is for you! Your family will be thrilled when you make this easy caramel apple ice cream – no ice cream machine needed.

Caramel Apple Ice Cream
Try to make this easy caramel apple ice cream – no ice cream machine needed! This caramel apple ice cream is easy to make and tastes great. 
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11. Chocolate Pretzel Caramel Apples

Yummy! Pretzels, chocolate, caramel and more make a decadent apple treat. This one is loaded down with all sorts of yummy goodies. You can use store bought caramel to make this recipe.

Chocolate Pretzel Caramel Apples
Top these caramel apples with dark chocolate and crushed pretzel for a delicious twist on a classic recipe.
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13. Poison Toffee Apples

This recipe is perfect for Halloween parties. What a fun twist on the classic caramel apple.

Poison Toffee Apples
This is the perfect Halloween Caramel Apples. Make these for a centerpiece for your holiday parties.
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Chocolate chip cookie dough is amazing alone but even better with a caramel apple. This recipe sounds divine with this delicious combination. For extra flavor mix in brown sugar.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Caramel
Make this cookie dough caramel apple for a delicious and easy to make treat.
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15. S’mores Caramel Apples

Combine all the goodness of S’mores with a Caramel Apple for an out of this world Fall treat. If you love s’mores, this s’mores caramel apple will be a hit.

S’mores Caramel Apples
If you love smores, then you need to make these caramel apples!
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16. Caramel Apple Grapes

Tiny little grapes make the perfect caramel “apple” treat with chopped nuts. This is the cutest little snack and caramel grapes take just minutes to make.

Caramel Apple Grapes
Caramel Apple Grapes are the perfect snack! Grapes dipped in caramel and then in nuts. A little treat that tastes like caramel apple in every bite.
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17. Pumpkin Spice Caramel Apples

This combination of two fall favorites is sure to be a hit. Use a caramel stick to insert in the apples.

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Apples
We love all things pumpkin and adding it to these caramel apples makes it my favorite treat.
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18. Caramel Apple Dip

This dip is smooth and creamy with a decadent heath topping. Serve with apple slices, graham crackers, pretzels and more for the best snack.

Caramel Apple Dip
Caramel apple dip is smooth and creamy with a decadent topping. Serve with apple slices, graham crackers or pretzels for the best snack. 
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19. Easy Caramel Apple

No need for a candy thermometer when making this treat.

Easy Homemade Caramel Apples
This is the perfect fall and festive dessert. These apples can easily be decorated to what you prefer.
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20. Easy Caramel Apples

Melt the caramel over medium-low heat in a saucepan for an easy treat. Add crushed peanuts or melted chocolate for a fund treat. We recommend using wooden skewers for an easy handle.

Easy Caramel Apples
Makes these tasty Caramel Apples for all your holiday parties. We love to decorate with fun sprinkles and nuts.
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21. Delicious Caramel Apples

Decorate these Fuji apples for delicious flavor. Make sure to remove excess caramel drip before decorating. Add in heavy cream in the melted caramel for a creamy texture.

Easy Caramel Apples
Melt down store-bought caramels with a splash of heavy cream then dunk your apple-of-choice and coat it with a range of toppings, from chopped nuts and dried fruit to sprinkles and chocolate drizzle.
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