perfect recipe for making caramel apples

The Best Caramel Apple Bites Recipe



  • 4 apples sliced into 1/4" thick slices
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 10-12 wooden sticks
  • sprinkles optional


  • In a medium saucepan melt butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup and stir.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and stir in milk.
  • Continue stirring until a thermometer reads 248 degrees.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, insert sticks into the apple slices.
  • Dip into the caramel and place on baking sheet with greased wax paper.
  • Top with sprinkles, if desired.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.