One of the best fall flavors is a batch of apples smothered in some sticky-sweet caramel. These favorite caramel apple recipes feature pies, cupcakes, tarts, cookies, and even more fabulous desserts that deliver that notorious caramel apple flavor that go beyond the traditional caramel apple on a stick (although those are delicious, too!) These creative desserts will definitely take your fall spread to the next level.
Caramel Apple Pie with Pastry CutoutsThis pie takes into account one of the best fall flavors - caramel apples - and puts that flavor into a deliciously crisp pie crust for the perfect fall dessert.
Caramel Apple Coffee CakeCoffee cake is good on it's own, but try it with apple, caramel sauce, and of course, streusel topping!
Mini Caramel ApplesYou 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 PieButtery 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 PuddingTry 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 CheesecakeIf 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 CupcakesApple 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 CakeWheat 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.
Hot Caramel Apple CiderCozy up with Hot Caramel Apple Cider, and if you want a little added warmth, don't forget the apple jack liqueur.
Double-Caramel Apple DumplingsThese dumplings are full of a caramel apple filling, drizzles in caramel sauce, and are perfect paired with ice cream!
Caramel-Apple Crumb PieThis 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 CookiesWith 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 MuffinsThese are prettiest the day they are made. After standing overnight, the caramel melts into the muffins. (They're still delicious!)
Caramel Apple Ice-cream TartsThis shortbread crust is the perfect foil for ice cream.
Pistachio-Orange Caramel Apples
Caramel-Apple GaletteFor 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 ChipsCreate these Caramelized Apple Chips to decorate any dessert, or you can simply snack on them!
Caramel Apple DipServe this sweet autum dip with a variety of apples, cut into slices.
Chewy Caramel Apple CookiesThese chewy cookies are gluten-free but don’t be fooled, you can’t even taste the difference!
Caramel Apple FantansThese 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 CheesecakeCaramelized apples are artfully arranged on top of this rich and delicious cheesecake for a perfect fall dessert.
Brandied Caramel-Apple CrumbleApple brandy gives the filling a sweet, intense flavor as a contrast to the spices.
Glazed Apples in Caramel SauceThis 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 GlazeThis cake is packed with apples, covered in a caramel glaze, and is perfect with a large scoop of ice cream!
Caramel Apple Cheesecake TartIt 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 SauceFor 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!
Upside-Down Caramelized Apple CakeThe brown sugar, apple, and pecan mixture that’s cooked in the skillet and then topped with a spiced cake batter become a gooey, rich topping for the cake when it’s inverted.
Caramel-Apple GaletteFor 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
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 CreamSwirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat.