3-Ingredient Caramel Apple Bites Are the Perfect Fall Snack

Updated: Sep. 28, 2023

This recipe takes less than 5 minutes to make!

Lately, we’ve been all about one-bite snacks. From air-fryer salmon bites to crispy cinnamon breakfast bites, one-bite snacks offer the perfect morsel of flavors we love. And these caramel apple bites are no exception. Pretzels, caramel and apples all in one? Count us in!

What Are Caramel Apple Bites?

This easy recipe for caramel apple bites, which currently has over 200,000 likes and close to three million views on TikTok, comes from TikTok creator @bridget.lucille. Thanks to a simple combo of pretzels, caramel and apples, this treat combines sweet and savory flavors all in one satisfying bite.

@bridget.lucille 🍏 Caramel Apple Bites 🍏 Recipe: – square pretzel snaps – caramel candy (I think Rolos would be better) – Granny Smith apple pieces Lay out pretzels on a parchment lined baking sheet and add caramel on top. Bake at 250 for 4 minutes. Add apple pieces on top, let cool & enjoy ✨ #caramelapples #caramelapple #falltreats #grannysmithapples #fallvibes #fallfood ♬ Fall October Halloween horror classic(177261) – rareNote

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How to Make Caramel Apple Bites


  • 12 square pretzel snaps
  • 12 pieces caramel or caramel candy, like Rolos
  • Granny Smith apple, cut into 21 pieces


Step 1: Lay out pretzel snaps on a baking sheet

Line up a dozen pretzel snaps on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Then, add a piece of caramel to the top of each pretzel snap.

Step 2: Pop in the oven

The bites are ready to bake—how easy was that? Put your baking sheet in the oven for 4 minutes at 250°F and watch out for that crispy caramel goodness.

Step 3: Add apple pieces

To complete the recipe, top each caramel-pretzel combo with an apple piece.

Step 4: Let cool, then serve

Allow your completed bites to cool off before serving. Once they’re cool enough to your kids’ liking (or your liking), they’re ready to enjoy! It’s one of several fall snack recipes bound to be a hit.

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