Our Favorite Caramel Apple Recipes
Caramel Apple Pie with Pastry Cutouts
This 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 Cake
Coffee cake is good on it's own, but try it with apple, caramel sauce, and of course, streusel topping!
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
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.
Caramel Apple Cake
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
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
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
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.
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
These dumplings are full of a caramel apple filling, drizzles in caramel sauce, and are perfect paired with ice cream!
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
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
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
This shortbread crust is the perfect foil for ice cream.
Pistachio-Orange Caramel Apples
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
Create these Caramelized Apple Chips to decorate any dessert, or you can simply snack on them!
Caramel Apple Dip
Serve this sweet autum dip with a variety of apples, cut into slices.
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
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.
Caramelized apples are artfully arranged on top of this rich and delicious cheesecake for a perfect fall dessert.
Brandied Caramel-Apple Crumble
Apple brandy gives the filling a sweet, intense flavor as a contrast to the spices.
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
This cake is packed with apples, covered in a caramel glaze, and is perfect with a large scoop of ice cream!
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
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!
Upside-Down Caramelized Apple Cake
The 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.
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
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
Swirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat.
Apple-Pear Pie with Cookie Butter Caramel
If you’re looking to go next-level for you next holiday pie, this speculoos infused apple and pear pie is exactly what you’re looking for. Featuring finely ground speculoos cookies (we used Biscoff brand) in the crust, larger crumbles in the pecan streusel topping, and a decadent salted cookie butter caramel sauce both in the filling and drizzled over top, this fruit pie is anything but boring. While it may seem like a hassle, don’t skip giving your fruit the little pre-cook described in step 5. This method of par-cooking the slice apples and pears will help your fruit achieve a delightfully tender, but not-too-mushy texture through the baking process.
Hummingbird Caramel Apples
Caramel Apple French Toast Skillets
Say hello to apple season with the perfect breakfast or brunch option served up in miniature skillets! The warm and creamy brioche custard paired with baked apples and cinnamon makes for a marvelous flavor combination that is sure to delight everyone at the table. The cinnamon cream on top acts as a neutral cool topping to temper the sweetness of the dish. Comforting and homey, this french toast is also elegant with a spiral look that originates from the perfectly placed apples on top!
Salted Caramel Apple Pie
Grated apple is the secret to a syrupy pie filling--it releases more pectin (a natural thickener) than the sliced apples alone. A quick salted caramel intensifies the apple flavor without making the dessert too sweet.
Caramel Apple Grilled Cheese
This incredible sweet-meets-savory sandwich is buttery and beautiful way to celebrate apple season.
Caramel-Apple Dessert Tacos
These decadent dessert tacos are essentially like having your own, individual apple pie (but way easier to make and more fun to eat). Start with our endlessly customizable Dessert Taco Shells, fill them with a gooey-good caramel apple filling, then top them off with even more caramel goodness. We finished our tacos off with the Caramel Whipped Cream detailed below, but a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream wouldn't be a bad call either.
Skillet Caramel Apple Pie
Arkansas Black Apple Pie with Caramel Sauce
The heirloom apple that makes this apple pie so tasty hails from Benton County, Arkansas. What makes it so special? The fragrant, tart, and tasty apple ripens to a deep red while still on the tree, but it continues to ripen after it is picked and transforms to a nearly black hue. Keep an eye out for these beautiful apples for your Thanksgiving pie. The Arkansas Black Apple Pie just needs a drizzle of Caramel Sauce and a scoop of ice cream to make your night perfect.
Granola and Rosemary Cider Caramel Apples
Apple Fritters with Salted Caramel Sauce
Filled with a spiced apple compote, dipped in a vanilla glaze, and topped with a homemade caramel sauce, these over-the-top fritters take a bit of time to prepare but are well worth the wait.
Miso Caramel-Apple Pie
You've no doubt heard of--and enjoyed--salted caramel. Miso caramel takes that concept one step further, offering depth and richness that's unparalleled. Even though this pie is rather decadent, it still comes in with 12g less sugar than a popular online version of caramel-apple pie.
Apple-Spice Bundt Cake with Caramel Frosting
We updated an old-fashioned Southern cake with the warm spice of chai, an Indian tea. Praising the flavors of autumn, this Bundt cake can be served as a sweet brunch option to replace the usual coffee cake or as a perfect ending to a crisp fall day for dessert. Do not be afraid of the total time; the cake will be in the oven for an hour and will have to cool for two hours before adding the caramel frosting resulting in only about 30 minutes of active cooking. For the final touch and once the cake is completely cooled, drizzle with our Caramel Frosting.
Salted Caramel Apple Old-Fashioned
For a breezy autumn treat, look no further than this boozy caramel apple old-fashioned that is deliciously balanced while being both tart and sweet at the same time. For a fall party cocktail, look no further than this great drink, which uses the primary fruit of the season to both flavor and adorn the glass with plenty of autumnal richness. The salted rim plays well with the caramel flavors here and allows this drink to earn more of a grown-up flair rather than become overly sweet and dessert-like.