Halloween Caramel Apples

Halloween Caramel Apples and a Cookware Giveaway! | ButtercreamBlondie.com

I don’t think there’s anything like a caramel apple in the fall.  It’s one of those treats that as a kid, you’re amazed by and I don’t think that ever really changes.  I decided to step up my normal caramel apple game this year and deck them out for Halloween.  A slightly tart apple covered in sweet, chewy caramel is pretty perfect, but they’re even better when you dress them up in chocolate.  I mean, what isn’t better with chocolate?  And let’s not forget the sprinkles!

Not only are we talking about these fun, festive and easy caramel apples today, but there’s also a sweet giveaway.  I’m teaming up with my friends at Farberware to “Celebrate the Seasons” where we’ll be bringing you easy entertaining holiday inspiration!  One reader will win a Farberware Dishwasher Safe Nonstick 15-Piece Cookware Set in the color of your choice!

Okay, so let’s talk about these caramel apples.  There’s two really important tips you need to remember when making caramel apples.  The first one is I highly recommend using organic apples. Regular apples have a waxy coating on them so sometimes when you dunk them in the caramel, it will slide right off.  To prevent this from happening, you want to use organic apples.  I used the little granny smith ones.  The second thing is you need a candy thermometer. It’s super important to cook the caramel to the correct temperature and using a thermometer will make your life so much easier.

What I love most about making these is they’re great for kids and adults.  It’s one of those desserts where everyone wants to get involved in.  Everyone can pick out what kind of chocolate they want to use and what kind of candy or sprinkles to dip them in.  I dipped a few in peanuts too.  I love the tart apple paired with the sweet caramel and salted peanuts.

And how fun are these for a Halloween party?

Halloween Caramel Apples and a Cookware Giveaway! | ButtercreamBlondie.com

So now for the giveaway!  This 15-Piece Cookware Set has everything you could possibly need and it’s non-stick and it’s dishwasher safe and it’s pretty!  The winner will get to choose what color they want.  Your color options are champagne, black, blue or red, but I must tell you I’m a little partial to the champagne color.  I received a set this week and it’s gorgeous.  It’s so elegant looking.  Perfect for holiday entertaining!

Halloween Caramel Apples and a Cookware Giveaway! | ButtercreamBlondie.com

You can enter below with rafflecopter and there’s a lot of additional entries for you so Good Luck!

Once you enter the giveaway, make sure to head over to Farberware and grab the recipe for the caramel apples!  Do you have a favorite topping?  I’m usually pretty indecisive about these things, but let’s be serious, it’s sprinkles!

Halloween Caramel Apples and a Cookware Giveaway! | ButtercreamBlondie.com 

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Disclosure: I am in a working relationship with Farberware and this recipe was developed for Farberware Cookware. Giveaway is sponsored by Farberware. All opinions are my own. Giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on Friday, November 7, 2014 11pm EST. Winner will be chosen using random.org and notified via email. Winner will have 48 hours to respond and in the event they do not, another winner will be chosen.

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46 Responses to “Halloween Caramel Apples”

  1. 1
    Liz says:

    Totally irresistible! My favorite fall indulgence and you’ve kicked them up a notch :)

  2. 2
    Renata S says:

    I love making a homemade pumpkin pie in the fall as it’s the perfect autumn dessert for Thanksgiving too that my whole family enjoys! Thank you for this fabulous giveaway!

  3. 3
    dc says:

    Caramel apples!! My fav! Love the extras!

  4. 4
    Janice Dean says:

    My signature holiday dish is cheesecake. I love to try a different one each holiday!

  5. 5

    I would seriously love one of these caramel apples right now!

  6. 6

    These apples look sooooo yummy!! I’m such a sucker for a good caramel apple.

  7. 7
    Shannon says:

    Hot Fudge Cake

  8. 8
    Lisa F. says:

    I’ve always wanted to make caramel apples and darnit this weekend I finally am. Thanks for the reminder and this giveaway!

  9. 9
    Judith says:

    Cinnamon rolls

  10. 10
    Sachi says:

    My dish is “real” cranberry sauce. We have to have the canned one, but its really just decoration lol. I do the one we actually eat.

  11. 11

    mmmmmmmmmm these caramel apples look so delicious!

  12. 12
    Nettie Moore says:

    Those are the most beautiful Caramel Apples, you should sell them! My signature dish would be my Sweet Potato Pies <3

    Nettie

    I thought I was already following you on FB! Following you on Pinterest now <3

  13. 13
    Karen says:

    Caramel covered apples are a great ‘flash from the past’” that I/weI can make and enjoy while visiting grandsons this weekend. The Farberware would be a needed replacement for my cupboard of old and mismatched cookware!

  14. 14
    Debbie the NY Baker says:

    Pumpkin anything is my favorite. Thanks for the give away!

  15. 15
    Meredith says:

    Apple & cheese pie. Soo good

  16. 16
    jan says:

    creme brulee

  17. 17
    Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    My cranberry salad is my dish–probably because no-one else we know makes it!

  18. 18
    Tina B says:

    I love caramel apples! I always try to find an excuse to make them every year :)

  19. 19
    Emily Castagnetta says:

    Would love to make these for the grandkids!

  20. 20

    I like to make Lasagne…that’s my signature dish really.

  21. 21
    Ray says:

    I enjoy making a warm oatmeal apple crisp baked in the oven and served topped with vanilla ice cream!

  22. 22
    Nancy Brett says:

    Chocolate cake !! yummy yummy !

  23. 23
    Georgiana says:

    I like to make baked sweet potato casserole!

  24. 24
    David says:

    The signature dish in our home is a cornbread stuffing. My mother-in-law made it first, we just copy it.

  25. 25
    kristen mcclary says:

    i would have to say for christmas its my ham everyone loves my ham

  26. 26
    tonya dreese says:

    Cinnamon rolls

  27. 27
    Brenda Haines says:

    My signature dish is green beans with sweet onions and bacon. So good!

  28. 28
    Jennifer H. says:

    I love to make apple crisp.

  29. 29
    Rust says:

    My signature holiday dish is cornbread/chicken dressing.

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    Terra says:

    I love the plan old caramel apples with nuts. BUT I do love the apple pie caramel apple, it is white chocolate, cinnamon, and caramel……so good!!! Love your caramel apples, so beautiful……and delicious!!! Yum, Hugs, Terra

  32. 32
    Darlene says:

    My signature dish is peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream! So delicious.

  33. 33
    Carla S says:

    Mine is southern macaroni and cheese casserole.

  34. 34
    Laura m says:

    A delicious apple pie

  35. 35
    Wehaf says:

    Holidays mean pumpkin pies!

  36. 36

    […] you all have a happy Halloween filled with more treats than tricks!  Don’t forget about the fabulous giveaway going on along with those irresistible caramel […]

  37. 37
    Pam O says:

    I make pumpkin bread every holiday season.

  38. 38
    Shalena says:

    Yummy I love caramel apples, I am planning to make some today. I am glad I came across your page :-)

  39. 39
    Susan Christy says:

    Pumpkin cheesecake bars.

  40. 40
    rene maria creamer says:

    Rum cake is my favorite holiday dish to make and share!

  41. 41
    Carolsue says:

    Sweet Potato Pie is my signature dish!

  42. 42
    Angela Saver says:

    My favorite dish to make is Green Bean Casserole with bacon!

    andysavi.mom@gmail.com

  43. 43
    crystal says:

    Love these recipes! My favorite is the Irish Coffee Cheescake.

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