17 Creative candy apple recipes so good you won’t want to share them with the kids!
Candy Apples, caramel apples, toffee apples, candied apples… call them what you like, they’re all DELICIOUS! What with fall being right around the corner, and apples at their best right now, I thought it would be fun to round up a sweet collection of amazing candy apple recipes for you!
There’s something here for everyone! Chocolate dipped candy apples, caramel apples, and traditional carnival red candy-apples coating. There are apples decorated to look like faces, and mouth-watering candied dips to dunk apple slices in. Hand your candy apples out at Halloween, enjoy them at home, or send them to school as a treat for a classroom halloween party! Keep in mind, some of these candy apples are so decadent, you won’t want to share them with the kids.
17 Creative Candy Apple Recipes:
Here’s a super treat to hand out at a halloween party! Crazy Little Projects will show you how to make these adorable mummy, monster and jack-o-lantern caramel apples.
These caramel apple dessert shots look super-fancy, but they’re SO easy to make! Just 4 ingredients in a shot-glass gets you a dessert that’ll impress the heck out of your fall dinner guests. – Little Kitchen Big Bites
How about some Independence Day apples?! Visit Tidy Mom too find out how to make these red white and blue apples for the 4th of July.
Aren’t these caramel apple pie grape poppers amazing? They look like teeny tiny caramel apples. Perfect for classroom parties or as appetizers at a grown-up get-together! – CandyQuik.com
Mini apple pops are a bite-sized version of the real thing! 5 Granny Smith apples will get you 2 dozen of these little sweet treats! – Gregg Hollander @ iCookBook.com
Caramel Apple Jello Shots! Mmmm! Crispy, crunchy apples filled with butterscotch schnapps! These are a must for your next “girls’ night in”! – That’s So Michelle
Check out this dazzling display of coloured candy apples! Silver, gold, cotton-candy-pink, purple-grape, red/white & blue, glittered, white, and multi-coloured, Rose Bakes makes candy apples in every colour imaginable!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle apples make super party favours or classroom treats! – Creative Kid Snacks
My spidey senses are tingling! Watch Ro from Nerdy Nummies transform apples into Marvel-ous (get it?!) works of arts:
Serve up some monster apples as an after school treat, and your kids will think you’re the coolest mom around! – Kids Activities Blog
Hallecake shows us how to make these super-easy TMNT apple snacks! You could pop one of these into your child’s lunch box for a sweet surprise!
Lil Luna shares her tips for making the perfect caramel apples, and also her recipe for the amazing dipped apples you see above. Love those stripes apple pop sticks! These would make a pretty gift for the teacher!
A candy apple doesn’t have to have a stick. Dunk your apple slices into this caramel apple cream cheese spread for a more sophisticated candy apple experience! – She Wears Many Hats
And speaking of sophisticated! Check out these gourmet caramel apples by The Yummy Life. Layers of caramel and candy and chocolate… Mmmm! There’s a terrific step-by-step with photos to show you how to make yours look outstanding.
Candy Corn Apples: Here’s an apple dunked in good, old-fashioned homemade caramel sauce, and then decorated in candy corn colours. – Lady Behind the Curtain
Caramel Apple Nachos : Candied apples made for sharing! Make them for dessert, make them for a party, make them for a snack… Just make them! – Lil Luna
Serving apple slices on a stick is a super idea for a kids party or just for an afternoon snack. Set up a little candy apple buffet, and let kids dip and decorate their slices to their liking. Get dip and topping suggestions here. – Sandy Toes.
Mmmm-mmmm! How’d ya like them apples?
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.
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