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Caramel Apple Twist Recipe

Caramel Apple Twist Recipe

—Taste of Home Cooking School
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 16 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed and risen
  • 2 large tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 12 caramels, cut into fourths
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup vanilla frosting


  • 1. Spray work surface lightly with cooking spray. Combine eight dinner rolls into a ball and roll into a 16-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Repeat with remaining rolls. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest. In a large bowl, combine the apples, caramels, 1/2 cup almonds, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Remove wrap from dough.
  • 2. Spread apple mixture down the center of each rectangle. Fold long sides of each rectangle over the filling, overlapping slightly; pinch tightly to seal. Pinch ends to seal and tuck under.
  • 3. Place seam sides down and side-by-side on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Carefully twist together. Pinch ends to seal. Cover with plastic wrap coated with cooking spray; let rise for 15-20 minutes.
  • 4. Remove plastic wrap. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from pan to a wire rack; cool for 10 minutes. Microwave frosting for 10 seconds. Spread or drizzle over top; sprinkle with remaining almonds. Serve warm. Yield: 16 servings.

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pinkiepie User ID: 5517629 174437
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

"This did not turn out at all for me and I bake and cook a lot. It was still doughy I thought it seemed big and almost made it into two I should have it might have cooked better. I was really upset I made it for family in from out of town good thing I made it the night before so I knew it did not work."

bdyrelax User ID: 4709426 187322
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"Our friend made this and brought to a Christmas Party and on my goodness, people were begging for the recipe, hense me....!!!!"

LTheresa User ID: 3210275 145761
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"It was easy to make and I shared it with neighbor so we all could enjoy it. What a treat for all of us. Lois S"

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