Caramel Apple Recipes

Our favorite Caramel Apple recipes featuring pies, cupcakes, tarts, cookies, and more!

  • Mini Caramel Apples
    Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones

    Mini Caramel Apples

    You get all the satisfaction of a caramel apple in one bite and without a messy chin. If decorating with twigs, make sure twigs are food-safe or use craft sticks.
  • Caramel Apple Blondie Pie
    Photo: Hector Sanchez

    Caramel Apple Blondie Pie

    Buttery rich layers of tender cake and caramelized apples add up to one sweet combo. The secret to the crisp, flaky crust? Baking in a cast-iron skillet on a lower oven rack.
  • Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

    Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding

    Try this fun autum twist on a classic bread pudding recipe. Granny Smith apples, apple cider, and caramel sauce are perfect for a cool fall evening!
  • Caramel Apple-Brownie Cheesecake
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel Apple-Brownie Cheesecake

    If the title of this dessert recipe doesn't send you running for the kitchen, then you need to read it again. We've packed all your favorite desserts into one must-try indulgence. Cheesecake, brownies, and caramel apples... What more could you want?
  • Caramel Apple Cupcakes
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Caramel Apple Cupcakes

    Apple and caramel are pretty simple ingredients, but when combined they are a delectable treat. Top off these cupcakes with toasted pecans to create a traditional fall favorite. We love to add the tiny crab apples as a garnish for extra-special occasions.
  • Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake
    Jeff Kauck

    Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake

    Wheat germ and canola oil boost the nutrition profile of this simple dessert by adding vitamin E. Granny Smith apples remain firm and pleasantly tart when cooked. For a sweeter apple that also holds up well when cooked, try Braeburn.
  • Caramel Apple Coffee Cake
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel Apple Coffee Cake

    Coffee cake is good on it's own, but try it with apple, caramel sauce, and of course, streusel topping!
  • <p>Hot Caramel Apple Cider</p>

    Hot Caramel Apple Cider

    Cozy up with Hot Caramel Apple Cider, and if you want a little added warmth, don't forget the apple jack liqueur.
  • Double-Caramel Apple Dumplings
    James Carrier

    Double-Caramel Apple Dumplings

    These dumplings are full of a caramel apple filling, drizzles in caramel sauce, and are perfect paired with ice cream!
  • Caramel-Apple Crumb Pie
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Caramel-Apple Crumb Pie

    This Caramel-Apple Crumb Pie is a variation on the classic apple pie; it has a rich caramel syrup drizzled over the apples and is topped with a crunchy streusel.
  • Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

    With dried apples and caramel candies in every bite, our less-than-100-calorie oatmeal cookies give you the flavors of fall year-round
  • Caramel Apple Muffins
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel Apple Muffins

    These are prettiest the day they are made­. After standing overnight, the caramel melts into the muffins. (They're still delicious!)
  • Caramel Apple Ice-cream Tarts
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel Apple Ice-cream Tarts

    This shortbread crust is the perfect foil for ice cream.
  • Caramel-Apple Galette
    Oxmoor House

    Caramel-Apple Galette

    For a fitting end to a hearty autumn meal, serve this free-form French tart. Golden-colored turbinado sugar is coarse raw sugar. It makes the pastry glisten and adds crunch and a slight molasses flavor to the dessert. You can substitute 2 teaspoons granulated sugar.
  • Caramelized Apple Chips
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramelized Apple Chips

    Create these Caramelized Apple Chips to decorate any dessert, or you can simply snack on them!
  • Caramel Apple Dip
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel Apple Dip

    Serve this sweet autum dip with a variety of apples, cut into slices.
  • Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies
    Oxmoor House

    Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies

    These chewy cookies are gluten-free but don’t be fooled, you can’t even taste the difference!
  • Caramel Apple Fantans
    Photo: Hector Sanchez

    Caramel Apple Fantans

    These rolls are dripping with caramel apple flavor! Use any firm cooking apple, such as 'Jonagold' or 'Honeycrisp,' or a combo for extra flavor and texture.
  • Caramel-Apple Cheesecake
    Photo: Luca Trovato; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Caramel-Apple Cheesecake

    Caramelized apples are artfully arranged on top of this rich and delicious cheesecake for a perfect fall dessert.
  • Brandied Caramel-Apple Crumble
    Randy Mayor; Katie Stoddard

    Brandied Caramel-Apple Crumble

    Apple brandy gives the filling a sweet, intense flavor as a contrast to the spices.
  • Glazed Apples in Caramel Sauce
    Oxmoor House

    Glazed Apples in Caramel Sauce

    This no-fuss treat comes together in minutes. The sauce, made of butter, apple juice, and a homemade caramel sauce, reduces while the apples bake, creating a velvety glaze. Make extra Caramel Sauce, and store it in the refrigerator to serve over pound cake or ice cream later in the week.
  • Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze
    Photo: Amy Neunsinger

    Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

    This cake is packed with apples, covered in a caramel glaze, and is perfect with a large scoop of ice cream!
  • <p>Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart</p>

    Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart

    It may look like a chore, but this cheesecake tart calls for a relatively straightforward preparation: First, press the crust into the tart pan. Next, mix the cream cheese filling, fill the tart shell, and bake. Finally, gild the pie with sautéed tart apples, and paint them with melted apple jelly for a jewelled effect.

  • Apple Cider Caramel Sauce
    Photo: Hector Sanchez

    Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

    For straight-up apple flavor, start with fresh-pressed cider from a farm stand. Drizzle this tasty sauce on pies, cakes, ice cream, or directly on a spoon!
  • Caramel Apple Cider
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell  

    Caramel Apple Cider

    This cider is perfect for a party because it can be cooked and served out of the same dish.
  • Caramel-Apple Ice Cream
    Photo: Christina Holmes

    Caramel-Apple Ice Cream

    Swirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat.
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