Easy Himalayan Salted Caramel Apples

salted caramel apples recipe

When the temperatures drop and the leaves start to fall from the trees, around the time I am buying my kids pumpkins I start to crave a really good caramel apple. I get the hankering about once a year, but when I get it, I have to have one (or two). The secret to great caramel apples is the sweet to tart ratio therefore I prefer Granny Smith apples because they are the most tart which plays off the sweet caramel well. And since salted caramel is so hot right now (and I love it) I just had to add a little Himalayan salt. Besides, I recently bought a giant bottle at Costco. It’s the only pink thing in my house of men. So I came up with a really easy Himalayan salted caramel apples recipe.

Keep in mind, I am a good cook, but am not a great baker. It’s something I freely admit. If you have seen my baking you will see why. I have no patience and like to tinker with recipes which works when cooking but not baking. The only exception is my Easy To Make Apple Cake With Caramel Sauce recipe which you basically can’t mess up. It’s always delicious and that’s because you load it with caramel sauce! It’s a crowd pleaser.

Admittedly these caramel apples became slightly burnt. It just happened because I took my eyes off the stove for a few minutes. But you know what? They tasted fantastic. So for once my cooking mistake turned out to be a good thing.

Easy Himalayan Salted Caramel Apples

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How to make Easy Himalayan Salted Caramel Apples

Easy Himalyan Salted Caramel Apples

I love burnt caramel flavor and while I did not intend the caramel to be burnt, the added flavor was amazing.

Course Dessert
Keyword candy apples, caramel apples, salted caramel apples
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5

Ingredients

  • 6 small Granny Smith apples
  • 1 bag caramels
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 6 wodden popsicle sticks
  • wax papper
  • butter

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry Granny Smith apples

    granny smith apples
  2. Place Popsicle stick inside the apple near the stem

  3. Lay wax paper over a plate and lightly coat with butter

  4. Unwrap all the caramels and place in sauce pan

  5. Add 2 tablespoons of water

  6. Add 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt

  7. Let the caramel melt and start to get a dark brown, and bubble

    melting caramel
  8. Cool the sauce down slightly and start rolling apples in the sauce and spoon on more so apples are completely covered

  9. Place coated apples on wax paper

  10. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving

    caramel apples

Recipe Notes

The caramel will be extremely hot so if you have little ones helping you please don't let them spoon the sauce on the apples.

I hope you enjoy these Easy Himalayan Salted Caramel Apples as much as my family and I did. The kids really loved them!

Easy Himalayan Salted Caramel Apples Reciipe

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