Caramel apples are hard to improve upon: chewy, rich caramel covering crunchy fresh apples is a classic combination that hits all the right sweet, chewy, and crunchy notes. However, add a few additional ingredients and the caramel apple goes from classic to completely customized and outrageously good. Try topping your caramel apple with candy bars, chopped pretzels, salty nuts, or all of the above! This list of top caramel apple recipes includes the basic caramel apple--of course--but also lots of fun, delicious variations.
Caramel, apples, and nothing else! This caramel apple recipe uses store-bought caramels so that the creation and clean-up are quick and easy. This recipe was rated 5 stars by our users and is a great introduction to making caramel apples.
Chocolate Caramel Apples are a decadent way to enjoy a serving of fruit. Crisp apples are covered with a layer of caramel, a layer of chocolate, and a coating of chopped candy bars. I usually make these with Snickers, but any candy bar that you like will work.
These Peanut Butter Caramel Apples should be called "kitchen sink apples," because they include everything but the kitchen sink! Chocolate, peanut butter chips, peanut butter cups, and salted peanuts are all included in this insanely good caramel apple variation.
These Oreo Caramel Apples are almost too pretty to eat! In keeping with the black-and-white Oreo theme, the caramel apple is swirled with white and dark chocolate on the outside.
Indulge your tropical side with these White Chocolate Caramel Apples! In addition to the caramel, apple, and white chocolate flavors, this recipe includes salty macadamia nuts and sweet toasted coconut to give them an island twist.
When you can't make it to the zoo, make these Panda Caramel Apples instead! This recipe uses white chocolate, cookies, and chocolate discs to make adorable caramel apples that look like panda bears.
This recipe for Monkey Caramel Apples is no monkey business! Caramel apples are coated with chocolate and decorated with cookies to resemble cute, playful monkeys.
Miniature Caramel Apples prove that big taste can come in a small package! Small balls of apples are dunked in chocolate, then given a coating of smooth, chewy caramel. They’re as delicious as they are adorable, and they make the perfect party appetizer or favor.