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10 Ways to Use Caramel in Your Favorite Desserts

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10 Ways to Use Caramel in Your Favorite Desserts

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10 Ways to Use Caramel in Your Favorite Desserts

Fall is in full swing and what better way to celebrate than with two fall favorites: caramel and apples. Most people steer clear of making desserts with caramel because they think the technique is too complicated, but it’s simpler than you think. 

Use your caramel sauce as a dip for apples, or employ it to add rich flavor to tarts, bread pudding, or caramel corn. Make bread pudding with stale bread, eggs, sugar, and milk, and top it off with a sweet caramel sauce and whipped cream. 

Here are a few recipes that will make caramel-filled, delicious additions to your dessert table.

Butterscotch and Caramel Apple Tarts

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Butterscotch and Caramel Apple Tarts

Super silky and delicate butterscotch pudding forms the first layer of this delightful tart. It's topped with see-through-thin slices of skin-on, tart Granny Smith apples which provide a protective layer for the hot caramel that tops it all off. — Holly Herrick

For the Butterscotch and Caramel Apple Tarts recipe, click here.

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

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Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is a great way to use up leftover day-old bread. It’s also an easy go-to dessert for a busy weeknight that can bake while you’re having dinner. Go ahead and treat yourself to this caramel apple version. — Taste of Home

For the Caramel Apple Bread Pudding recipe, click here.

Caramel Apple Dumplings

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Caramel Apple Dumplings

Your favorite fall treats all in one dumpling — caramel and apples. The warm caramel syrup and apples make the perfect autumn dessert. — Angela Carlos

For the Caramel Apple Dumplings recipe, click here.

Caramel Rolls

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Caramel Rolls

These caramel rolls are a little different than the Pillsbury brand you’re used to. Instead, these include mashed potatoes, fluffy rolls, and oozing caramel to create a unique and delicious dessert. It may sound a little crazy, but trust us, it’s delicious.

For the Caramel Rolls recipe, click here.

Chewy Salted Vanilla Caramels

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Chewy Salted Vanilla Caramels

These soft and creamy caramels are rich and buttery. They're not hard to make and you can experiment by adding spices or other flavors to the molten caramel like cinnamon, cayenne, or bourbon. — Kristie Collado

For the Chewy Salted Vanilla Caramels recipe, click here.

Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples

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Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples

Caramel and apples are traditional fall fare. What makes this fall favorite a whole lot better? Dipping the apple in chocolate. You can even chop up extra chocolate or graham crackers and add it to the bottom of the caramel apples for additional crunch.

For the Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples recipe, click here.

Posh Caramel Corn

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Posh Caramel Corn

Prepared with freshly popped corn and homemade caramel, this version will give you a whole new perspective on caramel corn. It’s crunchy, sweet, a little bit salty, and down-right fun to eat. — Aleta Watson

For the Posh Caramel Corn recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Caramels

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Pumpkin Caramels

The pumpkin purée creates a unique and smooth texture in the caramel, and the pumpkin seeds add the perfect crunch. — Food Network

For the Pumpkin Caramels recipe, click here.

Rustic Caramel Apple Tart

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Rustic Caramel Apple Tart

To give an apple tart a new kick, this recipe calls for some homemade caramel. Dangerously sweet and delicious, it's a great way to end a meal. — Taste of Home

For the Rustic Caramel Apple Tart recipe, click here.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie

This is simply a really good apple pie — the kind of apple pie you could eat every day. Use a blend of sweet apples and tart apples — an easy combination is Granny Smith with Golden Delicious. Add salted caramel to that mix and you a sweet and delicious apple pie recipe that no one will resist. — Emily and Melissa Elsen

For the Salted Caramel Apple Pie recipe, click here.

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