Caramel Apples are a sweet treat everyone loves this time of year. Make them extra special with a spiced twist.
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Oh man. Caramel apples. What. a. treat. Every time there’s a fair during the fall, these babies show up, and make my freakin’ day.
I love, love, love caramel apples so much. It’s kind of silly how much. When we go to Disney World, I love checking out all their super cool creations, especially the adorable ones with Oreos for Mickey ears.
This year, I decided we’d skip the fair’s version, and make our own at home. Why? Because I have a toddler that is ALL about Halloween this year.
We’re going all out, you guys. Everything is decorated within an inch of its life, and these Caramel Apples are no exception.
I’ve covered them in piped spider webs, festive candies, pecans and toffee bits. They are so fun to look at, make an impressive display for your party table, and best of all – who doesn’t love noshing on one of these while you sit around a campfire and talk the next big holiday’s (yes, I’m already thinking about Thanksgiving) plans.
Don’t be afraid of making your own caramel sauce. It’s super simple. All you need are caramel candies, and to provide the perfect amount of sweetness, a bit of Karo® Syrup. That really is it!
I’ve made my caramel sauce a little different this year, by adding in a bit of apple pie spice. Let me tell you something.. I’ve never had a spiced caramel apple before, and I may never have anything but, from now on. It takes your Caramel Apple up a notch by making it taste like apple pie!
Not gonna lie, I’ve been patting myself on the back about that last minute addition, because it is simply amazing.
The apples and toppings are all at your own discretion. I like green apples better, but Elle and Eric prefer red, so we’re doing a selection here for Halloween.
Candy corn, sprinkles, your favorite festive candies – any toppings you (or Disney World) can think of, are game. Just make sure you have your assembly line ready, because the time to stick those things on is as you pull the apples out of the caramel. Don’t wait too long, or they’ll have trouble sticking.
Crush up some Oreos for a fun dunkable topping, pecans and toffee bits are delish too. Just don’t forget lots and lots of candy eyes, or chocolate spiders to to make them adorably spooky for Halloween.
Who’s with me? Let’s make Halloween extra fun this year with some Halloween Caramel Apples!