Caramel Apple Bar: A Quick, Easy Delicious Dessert for Kids & Adults! by Christine Jones

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11 months ago
Caramel Apple Bar: A Quick, Easy Delicious Dessert for Kids & Adults!

Get creative with those apples! We set up a make-your-own-caramel-apple-bar for my son's play date and the kids loved it. It was not hard. I repeat: not hard! Very easy, in fact!! 

Here's how to do it:

  • Slice up different color apples. We used a combination of Honeycrisp and Granny Smith apples.
  • I inserted candy sticks that I bought from a craft store into each apple section (my son loves to eat food on a stick).
  • Melt store-bought caramel sauce in the microwave in 10 second increments until it's soft and gooey.
  • Put out a variety of your kids' favorite toppings in a muffin tin (so there's only one pan for cleanup). We used mini M&Ms, fall sprinkles, chopped nuts, mini chocolate chips, crushed Oreo cookies and mini marshmallows.
  • Let kids (and adults!) dip their apple slices into the caramel and then into their favorite toppings.

My daughter thought it would be more fun to make a caramel apple sundae, so she ditched the sticks, piled her apples in a bowl and loaded up the toppings!

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Wilton 1912-5913 Candy Corn Striped Lollipop Stick
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Donna John
Love this idea, Chrissy Jones! I'm thinking dark chocolate chips and a glass of cab for myself!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Yum! What a fantastic fall activity that doubles as dessert, Chrissy Jones! And I'm right there with you, Donna John! 🌞
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Will you marry me!!! OH- M-GEE I am
Over the MOON with this foodie activity! THANK YOU! I'm SO sharing this w everyone I know- we need this in our lives! MWAH! Thanks sister! Chrissy Jones
Meredith Schneider
Love love love this! Gotta make these with my crew! Mmmmmmm!
Kim Kusiciel
This would be fun at a block party or a baby shower, too! Yummy Christine Jones

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