Cinnamon Caramel Apples

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. + standing


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
We used cinnamon and chocolate to give a fun and tasty twist to traditional caramel apples. Rolled in nuts, coconut or colorful candies, they'll delight kids of all ages. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Cinnamon Caramel Apples Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (14 ounces each) caramels
  • 3 tablespoons milk chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 Popsicle sticks
  • 8 large tart apples
  • Jimmies and chopped peanuts


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the caramels, chocolate chips, water, cinnamon and vanilla. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave 30-60 seconds longer or until caramels are melted.
  2. Insert Popsicle sticks into the apples; dip into caramel mixture, turning to coat. Roll in or press on desired toppings. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 apple: 526 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 111g carbohydrate (93g sugars, 7g fiber), 5g protein.