Mini Caramel Apples


I picked up some crab apples at Whole Foods for the cooking I mentioned I’ll be doing this weekend. But when the kids and I got them home and looked at them, we just couldn’t help ourselves.

We decided we had to dip a few in carameland make mini caramel apples.We decided we had to dip a few in caramel and make mini caramel apples.
Now I am trying to find an excuse to have a party for my daughter so I can show these off.
By the way, few grocers carry crab apples, so if you’re out to find some, call before you shop. And if your sole plans are to make mini–caramel apples, you’ll probably want to ask for Lady Apples instead (different than Pink Lady Apples). From my understanding, they are a little sweeter than crab apples, and just as mini.

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Jessica November 17, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Oh my gosh! Love this idea!
It would totally improve the caramel to apple ratio!


AmberLee November 22, 2011 at 7:45 am

Jessica!! You are too funny. I love this, and agree, a higher caramel to apple ratio is not a bad thing!!


CitricSugar November 17, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Oh, my, these are so cute! I’ll have to remember this next summer when our crab apples are ready…


Jocelyn November 17, 2011 at 5:41 pm

Gorgeous. Going to definetely do that for my christmas party with red and green stripey sticks! Thanks Amber, love your work.


missy November 17, 2011 at 9:22 pm

You are the funnest mom! My kids would love something like this!


Foodness Gracious November 18, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Hi, great looking apples and caramel is a huge favorite of mine for anything! I found your site by searching for a macaron recipe today and I used yours. I was very happy with it and I’ll be posting a blog about it later, hope you can check it out…
Take care and I love your blog!!


Jenn November 20, 2011 at 2:45 pm

Great photos – I love what you did with the popsicle stick!


Wonderfully Domestic November 21, 2011 at 11:02 am

Yum! These look fantastic but I’m afraid the crab apples wouldn’t make it that far for me. I LOVE crab apples and had no idea it was possible to buy them!


Sarah November 22, 2011 at 1:29 pm

I used to eat crabapples off a tree in my yard when I was little! They were very bitter, but I can’t imagine them not being great dipped in caramel and chocolate! Can’t wait to try these out.


Eliot November 23, 2011 at 4:29 pm

These are definitely party worthy!


Kate November 29, 2011 at 5:26 am

Great apples, but my eye was drawn to that cute cake-plate! My mom has the same biscuit cutter, and now I’m scheming on how to borrow it!


AmberLee November 29, 2011 at 8:31 am

Kate! You are observant! Thanks for noticing : )


Hazel April 13, 2012 at 9:22 am

Dumb question, what’s the white stuff? I’m dying to try these out!!


AmberLee May 4, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Hi Hazel,
So, I am sorry I am getting to your question MONTHS after you asked. It is a great question! I used the candy melts (not real chocolate) to cover the caramel. They are just simpler than white chocolate because you don’t need to temper them. Good luck!!


FringeGirl September 21, 2012 at 8:24 am

So adorable! I love this. Now I want to run out get some apples. :-)



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