Caramel Apples

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by B.B.Grimm

A Fall Favorite! I used to make these at school and with my family when I was little. A fun, and simple, tradition for Autumn.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

A great, basic recipe for a favorite apple treat! Made as directed, but there was not enough caramel to cover 5 apples. I was only able to eek out 4 of them & one was pretty thinly coated (that was our "taste tester" apple. ;)) I would suggest adding a line to step #3 about covering the apples in the caramel, just for the benefit of a first-time caramel apple maker. I made these with my 4 year old DD and she had a blast counting out four piles of 10 caramels, unwrapping them all & decorating coated apples with sprinkles and melted chocolate drizzles. Thanks for a fun Fall evening, B.B.Grimm! :) Made & enjoyed for the Spain & Portugal Forum's Cooking with Apples tag event.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 40 caramels (Cubes)
  • 5 apples (Macintosh are good for this)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 5 wooden sticks
  • 1 sheet wax paper


  1. From's Halloween Recipes
  2. Wash and dry apples thoroughly. Remove stems and insert the wooden sticks into the stem hole until about half the stick is in the apple.
  3. In a small saucepan, over low heat melt the caramels with the water, stirring completely. Now dip the apples into the hot caramel sauce, coating the apple completely. Place on greased, wax paper.
  4. Store your caramel-covered apples in the refrigerator. Before serving, remove them from the refrigerator and allow them to stand for about fifteen minutes. You can serve your caramel-covered apples on a large platter and use extra caramels as a garnish.
  5. Make faces on your caramel apples with candy corn, and miniature marshmallows.
  6. Makes 5 caramel apples.

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