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5 from 2 votes

Candy Coated Caramel Apples

Enjoy these loaded caramel apples as a Halloween treat, or a great way to use extra leftover Halloween candy!


  • 1 1/2 cups caramel bits
  • 1 TBS milk
  • 4 large apples
  • 4 popsicle sticks or lollipop sticks
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 TBS coconut oil
  • 1 cup candy pieces (peanut butter cups, milky way, m&ms, etc – also nuts, pretzels, oreos)


  • Wash your apples and scrub with your hands. Dry off well. Insert sticks into the middle of each apple.
  • Put caramel bits and milk in a medium sized bowl.
  • Microwave for about 2 minutes and then stir to mix caramel together.
  • Dip each apple into caramel, and spread additional caramel with a spoon if needed. Let excess caramel drip back into bowl.
  • Place apples on parchment paper and place in your fridge. Allow caramel to completely harden.
  • Chop up desired candy bars into small pieces. Spread out on parchment paper.
  • Put chocolate chips and coconut oil in a medium sized bowl and microwave at 50% power for 1 minutes. Microwave for additional 30 second increments till creamy. (Maybe 2 minutes total)
  • Dip caramel apples into melted chocolate. Allow excess to drip back into the bowl.
  • Roll chocolate apples into candy pieces and place the pieces on with your hand to spread around evenly.
  • Place back on parchment paper and in fridge until chocolate is completely hardened.